Bollywood has seen the entry and exit of a lot of Bollywood actors of which Ayshmann Khurrana is one of a kind actor who is well known for his selection of movies. He is not quite frequent in the films yet whatever film he has done has showered upon him as blessing. The best thing about the films done by Ayshmann Khurrana is that all the content is unique and fresh. Recently, the actor will be spotted in the movie titled “Article 15” and directed by Anubhav Sinha where he will be playing the role of a cop who devotes himself in fighting against casteism. The trailer of the film has created a stir among the mass. In an interview Ayushmann Khurrana has spoken about how he got ready for the role.
Recently an interview was conducted with the actor and the Mumbai Mirror where he revealed the challenges he has faced to shoot for Article 15. In the interview, he has mentioned that he had the ease of switching on and off as soon as he is off the camera. This has helped him live through the role of an IPS officer in Article 15. He has also mentioned that he was trained for the film by observing his friend who is an IPS officer in Delhi. He also observed the local cops in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in order to perfect his role.
Ayshmann further revealed, “My director Anubhav Sinha is an evolved soul. He recommended a lot of books to read before the shoot because this kind of discrimination is unique to our country. What Mulk was for Hindu-Muslims, Article 15 is for casteism. And boy, was it a difficult shoot! We’d shoot around 5-6 am and in the evening, between 4.30-6.30 pm to catch the magical light. We filmed in muck, infested with leeches and water snakes, for three days.” The actor also revealed that he used to sit in a police station for whole day to see how the cops function and take help from their actions to prepare for his role. To this he added that the film is pretty authentic and bears no low angle shots.
“Article 15” is a film that is based on the Article 15 section of the Constitution of India. The Article 15 states that no individual bears the right to discriminate against another on the basis of religion, caste, creed, sex or any other matter. The film focuses on the caste system in a small area where three women were raped for demanding a raise. The movie is slated to release on 28th of June 2019.