Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently gearing up for his upcoming film Article 15 which is being directed by Anubhav Sinha.
The film is based on true events such as the 2014 Badaun gang rape and the Una flogging incident.
Now, before its release, Article 15 been embroiled in a controversy because as multiplex chain has received letters saying that Brahmin groups and Karni Sena will oppose the screening of the film. And what’s more is that the director of film Anubhav Sinha has also been receiving threat mails and calls from different stratas of the society.
Anubhav Sinha receive threats
A source close to the film told Times Of India, “Anubhav has been addressing sensitive subjects in the society through his movies — be it Mulk and the upcoming film. As it nears its date with cinemas, he has been getting threat mails and calls from different stratas of the society, particularly the upper bracket of the age-old social structure.”
The film is based on the Indian Constitution’s ‘Article 15’, which prohibits people from discriminating anyone on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. It is inspired from real life events.
In the film, Ayushmann will be seen playing the role of a cop.
Apart from Ayushmann, it also stars Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Manoj Pahwa.
Directed by Anubhav of Mulk fame, the film is set to release on 28th June 2019.