Ayushmann Khurrana’s new film ‘Article 15’ is set to get a world premiere at the tenth edition of the London Indian Film Festival.The investigative drama will be the opening night film, a report in Variety stated.
London Indian Film Festival is South Asia`s largest festival and is supported by the Bagri Foundation and the British Film Institute.
The film festival is expected to witness some special guests like Anurag Kashyap and Radhika Apte. Cary Rajinder, festival director said, “From the perspective of our 10th birthday, the festival has dynamically opened the UK mainstream media and audiences to Indian and South Asian independent cinema in all its linguistic diversity, and that`s something we are extremely proud of.”
A few days earlier, Ayushmann had announced on Twitter that the film would be releasing on 28th June.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer ‘Photograph’, directed by Ritesh Batra, will be the closing night film.The film festival will commence on 20th June and run till 8th July and the film screenings will take place in several cities in UK.
‘Article 15’ has been directed by Anubhav Sinha and produced by Benaras Media World.The film also stars Isha Talwar, M Nassar, Mamoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub.