The film Article 15 of Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana was granted UA certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in the wake of recommending four major cuts in the film with two visual and two audio cuts.
Apart from removing the visual of the national flag falling in flame halfway into the film and decreasing 30% of visuals showing beating up of individuals before that, an AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India) compliance certificate was likewise demanded from the makers. The CBFC likewise requested two sound changes, proposing that a word with sexual overtones ought to be supplanted with “saala” and a “slanderous word directed towards guardians” with “karamjali”.
Directed by Anubhav Sinha of Mulk fame, Article 15 discusses segregation based on the caste, religion and sex, which is restricted under Article 15 of the Indian Constitution. The film is approximately founded on the heinous Badaun rape case where two teenage girls were gang-raped and murdered.
Article 15 additionally stars Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub. It has been produced by Anubhav Sinha and Zee Studios, Article 15 is slated to discharge on June 28.
The movie has been at the focus point of discussions for last few days as members from Karni Sena and Parashuram Sena have sent death threats to both director Anubhav and actor Ayushmann for purportedly offending Brahmins with the film. Talking about the film Ayushmann had recently said, “On the off chance that you have a mainstream actor attached to a subject this way, it connects with a more extensive group of audience. We want to connect with individuals who have faith in caste discrimination and if we are able to change the mindset of one person that will be the true victory for us.”
Earlier, Ayushmann Khurrana has given away details of his next film where he will be seen in and as Dreamgirl. The actor will be seen cross-dressing within the film and will speak in both male and feminine voices. Ayushmann Khurrana is returning off an excellent 2018 wherever he delivered 2 massive hits – comedy Badhaai Ho and adventure story Andhadhun. It appears in terms of quaint storylines and standout characters, he has 2019 seamed up too.
The film stars Nushrat Bharucha and Manjot Singh in important roles and is being directed by Raaj Shaandilya. “I am thrilled to work with Ayushmann and director Raaj Shaandilyaa. It is one of the funniest scripts I have read in a while and the journey has been super fun,” Manjot recently said. The film is being produced by Ekta Kapoor.