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Article 15 (2019)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 28 June 2019 (USA)
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In the rural heartlands of India, an upright police officer sets out on a crusade against violent caste-based crimes and discrimination.

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Anubhav Sinha
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ayushmann Khurrana ... Aayan Ranjan
Nassar ... CBI Officer Panikar (as Nasser)
Manoj Pahwa ... Bhramadatt Singh
Kumud Mishra ... Kisan Jatav
Isha Talwar ... Aditi
Sayani Gupta ... Gaura
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub ... Nishad (as Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub)
Subhrajyoti Barat Subhrajyoti Barat ... Chandrabhan (as Shubhrajyoti Barat)
Sushil Pandey Sushil Pandey ... Nihal Singh
Aakash Dabhade ... Satyendra Rai
Ashish Verma ... Mayank
Ronjini Chakraborty ... Dr. Malti Ram
Veen ... Anshu Naharia
Sumbul Touqueer Sumbul Touqueer ... Amali
Zia Ahmed Khan Zia Ahmed Khan
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In the rural heartlands of India, an upright police officer sets out on a crusade against violent caste-based crimes and discrimination.

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Farq Bahut Kar Liya, Ab Farq Laayenge.

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Crime | Drama

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

28 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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$734,514
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Towards the end of the film, when the team is in search of the missing girl, they cross a swamp. When they come out on the other side, their clothes are clean and dry. See more »

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Nishad: Sometimes, it feels like there is no hope, but you can't admit it because of all the people who get their strength from you.
Gaura: But you can tell me though.
Nishad: Sometimes i think about all the things i wanted to do. I wanted to bring you flowers, but such dreadful things were happening around us every day, that it felt like a sin to even smile at you. Life has been so difficult, that i never managed to find five minutes to sit quietly with you, with our feet dipped in the river. I have never looked at ...
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The film is beautifully-shot, superbly-acted and has a plot that is very very disturbing. Fans of Marshland, Memories of Murder n True Detective S1 will definitely like this.
1 October 2019 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

In rural northern India two underage girls r raped n hanged on a tree while a third one is missing. An honest cop investigates the heinous crime but comes face to face with the brutal realities of caste discrimination.

As the investigation leads us among the desolated fields, filthy swamps, between thick trees, through tall weeds and abandoned tannery, the landscape never looks less than beautiful. Yet the makers do not shy away from the ugly reality and there are some truly ugly moments including when the girl's bodies' are found hanging.

The film is beautifully-shot, superbly-acted and has a plot that is disturbing but a reality still existing in 21st century.

Ayushman gave a restrained but terrific performance.

Director Anubhav Sinha (Mulk) shud be applauded for making Mulk n Article 15. He has dealt with relevant issues which is plaguing India which unfounately no other filmmakers in India is bothered about.

The cinematography by Ewan Mulligan enhances the viewing experience, with the rural landscapes feeling appropriately desolate. There are some high overhead shots that add to the sense of vastness.

Zeeshan Ayyub gave a memorable performance, a scholar turned into a rebel. His lines before the climax is heart wrenching. He says in the film that men martyred at the border r outnumbered by those who die cleaning the sewers n no one mourns for them. Very disturbing that India is the only place where manual scavenging still exists, where poor fellas clean human excreta by their bare hands.

This ain't not similar to Mississippi Burning. Devgan's Aakrosh is an unofficial remake of Mississippi Burning with a different subject n much scarier than Article 15.


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