After making us wait for too long, John Abraham is back in his much-loved avatar of a rugged patriot. The trailer of anticipated Batla House finally dropped a while ago. The movie is inspired by Batla House encounter of 2008 against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in a locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi.
Batla House features John Abraham as Police officer Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, who becomes the victim of the nasty religious politics under the accusations of carrying a fake encounter. Apart from the intriguing backdrop and action-sequences, the trailer is high on massy dialogues.
Towards an end in the trailer, a senior officer mocks by stating, “Izzat, Farz, desh sab ek chutki mein dhuaa”, to which John as a officer (who leads the encounter) gives back with a smashing reply, “Woh chutki to kabki bach chuki hai sir, jo aap sabko sach dekhne se rok raha hai”. In short, as the trailer suggests, the movie dictates the fight of a secular Police officer against the evil system.
Check out the trailer below:
Directed by Nikkhil Advani, Batla House is slated to release on 15th August 2019.
On September 13, 2008, a series of bomb blasts in Delhi claimed over 26 lives and injured over 133 people. An operation was conducted on September 19 by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police, who raided a flat in Batla House. Two alleged terrorists, Atif Amin and Mohammad Sajid, were shot dead by the police.
Certain political leaders, however, had termed the encounter as fake.
Re-examining the infamous encounter case, John will be seen essaying the character o