Ayushmann Khurrana's Article 15 has already garnered immense appreciation for his cop look. The actor who had always desired to play a cop on screen, by playing this character has fulfilled his dream. Having immense respect for the uniform, the actor has always been inspired by his idols, Amitabh Bachchan from 'Zanjeer' and Manoj Bajpai from 'Shool' but the only thing the actor waited for was a good script.
Ayushmann Khurrana shares, “My ideals for playing a cop on screen Amitabh Bachchan sir from Zanjeer, Manoj Bajpai sir from Shool and Aamir Sir from Sarfarosh. I would definitely go the realistic way and will show the vulnerable side of cops. More than that I would meet the real cops and then portray my character in a certain way. Thankfully I was in touch with lot of real cops.. one of which is Mr. Manoj Malviya - a very senior IPS officer from Delhi. It is part of the bucket list for every actor to play a cop on screen and I was waiting for the right script. “
After delivering a hard-hitting teaser the previous day of the investigative drama, showcasing the actor in a full-fledged police officer avatar, Ayushmann Khurrana has always been a part of the varied genre of films. Be it Vicky Donor, Andhadhun and now, Article 15 a film based on constitutional Article 15 which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. The actor will be essaying a unique character who will bring change into the society.
The poster carrying his towering personality where the actor is dressed up in a police uniform, wearing sunglasses is already winning hearts across quarters and his fans can't stop praising the actor for the brave choice of film which highlights social issues.
'Article 15' is set to get a world premiere at the tenth edition of the London Indian Film Festival. The investigative drama will be shown at the opening night film.
The film also stars Isha Talwar, M Nassar, Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub.
Directed by Anubhav Sinha and Produced by Anubhav Sinha & Zee Studios, the film is sure to put the audience in a social perspective.