Taking to Twitter, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news, writing, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Bhushan Kumar, Nikkhil Advani and John Abraham join hands for #BatlaHouse… All three will jointly produce the film… Directed by Nikkhil Advani… Written by Ritesh Shah… Starts Sept 2018… Filming in Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nepal.”
John will essay the role of a cop in the real-life inspired film.
The film is based on the real-life incident of ‘Batla House Encounter’, officially known as Operation Batla House. The incident took place on September 19, 2008, against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi.
‘Batla House’ will be shot in Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Nepal.
The film is scheduled to start the production in September 2018.