John Abraham is coming back again on-screen with his upcoming film Batla House. The teaser of the film has been released recently. The film is based on the Operation Batla House that took place in 2008. John Abraham will play the lead role of a police officer named Sanjeev Kumar Yadav.
The teaser of the film shows the characters (including a back shot of John) and noises of gunshots. The trailer of the film will release on July 10. John Abraham announced the trailer release date of the film on social media. Sharing the poster of the film he wrote, ”Aur iss encounter se shuru hua #BatlaHouse investigation.”.
The film is based on Batla House encounter, officially known as Operation Batla House. It took place on 19 September 2008, against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi. In this encounter operation two suspected terrorists, Atif Ameen and Mohammad Sajid, were killed while two other suspects, Mohammad Saif and Zeeshan, were arrested, while one accused Ariz Khan absconded. Encounter specialist and Delhi Police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma was killed during the operation.
The film also stars Mrunal Thakur, Prakash Raj and Ravi Kishan in pivotal roles. The film is directed by Nikkhil Advani, the film is slated to release on August 15, 2019.