Fighting against the social evil of caste-based discrimination upcoming Bollywood movie Article 15 tackles it head-on.
Facing The Grim Reality: The Hard-Hitting Truth of Article 15
The cast of the movie Article 15: Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Talwar, Kumud Mishra, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sayani Gupta, Manoj Pahwa.
Director of movie Article 15: Anubhav Sinha
Upcoming months are no less than a feast for moviegoers with many Bollywood movies slated for release. While Shahid Kapoor is all set to take the screens by storm with his Kabir Singh, there is one movie that is flying under the radar but expected to do well. Yes, you guessed it right. We are talking about Article 15 featuring Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role. The movie is based on caste discrimination which is still being practiced in India and it highlights the social injustice which is followed by it.
Release date of Article 15: 28 June 2019
After #Padmavat, movie #Article15 is in controversy for hurting the "so-called sentiments"— Khushboo (@KhushbooTweets) June 5, 2019
Is anything there which doesn't hurt these elite people? They know everything without watching it. Showing reality is even a big deal. People don't want to see their faces in the mirror! pic.twitter.com/3g9BzqImVM
What is Article 15 movie about?
In the past Bollywood movies have depicted many social issues in movies and Article 15 seems to be a similar attempt. Anubhav Sinha has raised the issue of caste-based discrimination in rural India in his next Bollywood movie Article 15. The movie is based in Uttar Pradesh and Ayushmann dawns the role of a Brahmin Police Officer transferred recently. Unaware of the ongoing social injustice, he is shocked to find how prevalent caste discrimination is in rural India. The movie Article 15 is said to be inspired by true events in the state and the movie gets its name from Article 15 of the constitution.
What does Article 15 of the constitution say?
Article 15 of the Indian Constitution states that the state can’t discriminate against any citizen on the basis of caste, creed, sex, race or religion. It prohibits the state from the oppression of unprivileged communities. This is considered to safeguard against caste-based or gender-based discrimination.
What to expect from Article 15?
The trailer of Article 15 was released and people had only good things to say about this movie. Without hurting any religious or political sentiments, the movie has managed to garner some attention. If the Youtube trends are to be believed the movie Article 15 is bound to be a success, following the path of previous two releases of Ayushmann -- Andhadhun and Badhai Ho.