It was indeed a treat on Independence Day for all of John Abraham's fans, who enjoyed the film Batla House which features some high-octane stunts and sports some powerful dialogues. We give you seven reasons to watch Batla House before your friends start spoiling the story for you.
Batla House has been in the news ever since its trailer was out. The trailer promised a riveting story around the controversial 2008 Batla House Delhi encounter.
The movie which released on Independence Day is said to have John Abraham doing some high-octane stunts on the silver screen. The movie might have gotten off to a decent start at the box office but has been trending as the blockbuster of the week in which two more major movies have been released. One is Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal and another Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt starrer Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Here are 7 reasons why Batla House is a must-watch.
John Abraham: After acting in movies like Parmanu, Satyameva Jayate, Romeo Akbar Walter and RAW, the actor tries to step into the shoes of Akshay Kumar, who these days is seen playing patriotic characters. John obviously looks handsome in a uniform, and will be a treat to watch him slaying the role of a cop.
True incident: In September 2008, Delhi police received a tip-off about a house in Jamia Nagar, being inhabited by bomb blast suspects. Mohan Chand Sharma, a Special Cell inspector from Delhi, played by John Abraham heads the operation. In an encounter police shot dead two suspects, while two were injured and one managed to escape. Post the event, public and media termed it as a fake encounter. This movie shows incidents following the encounter.
Mrunal Thakur: It is her second movie after playing the love interest of Hrithik Roshan's Super 30. Here she plays the role of a crime journalist and wife of Mohan Chand Sharma (John). The film shows an unusual side of journalism. It will be intriguing to watch how her character develops in the film.
Nikkhil Advani: The director’s return to the gangster-terrorist thriller genre after his 2013 D-Day, starts on a promising note. The director recreates the controversial Batla House encounter which has a solid opening
Rajesh Sharma: The other crucial role belongs to Rajesh. This last act is riveting with some claptrap lines.
Ritesh Shah: The script fashions itself to have several characters looking for the truth. The script had many questions and answers to showcase, Were the men who were killed, Islamic terrorists or university students? Did the cops stage the encounter? Were the Delhi Police telling the truth?
Nora Fatehi: Nora sizzled in the new version of 'O Saki Saki' with her sultry looks and her performance. It will be interesting to watch the item song, which has been ruling the music charts.