New Delhi: Stories of Kashmir never cease to fascinate moviegoers and the recently released teaser of Article 370* has surely created a lot of intrigue about the film which is inspired by true events. The teaser of the genre-defining film gave us a glimpse of the powerhouse actresses Yami Gautam and Priya Mani who are set to unite on the big screen for the first time ever! Both, accomplished actresses in their own right, have consistently showcased their acting prowess in various films, proving their mettle.
Yami has been known for her versatility, which has evolved through films like Vicky Donor, Uri: The Surgical Strike, and Bala, while Priya Mani’s journey includes notable performances in films such as Jawan, Paruthiveeran and web series like The Family Man.
In the upcoming action political drama, National Award-winner Aditya Suhas Jambhale brings together these supremely talented actresses. While the teaser has just given the audience a sneak peak of the events, the film will showcase how Yami who plays an intelligence officer along with Priya Mani who essays the role of a PMO bureaucrat. Through their eyes, we uncover the intricate chain of events and the incredible circumstances that led to an unprecedented and historic outcome of rendering Article 370 ineffective.
Speaking of the film Yami Gautam says, “Playing the role of an intelligence officer in Article 370 was truly challenging, it pushed me to explore new facets of my acting abilities. The film has many intense action sequences that demand physical and mental preparation, making it a thrilling yet demanding experience. Being part of this genre-defining project allowed me to contribute to telling a first-of-its-kind story, shedding light on the historical events surrounding the subject and its intricate complexities. Working with PriyaMani in the film was a great experience. We both have different working styles and there is a lot that we both learned from each other while filming for this film.”
PriyaMani adds, “Article 370 is a beautifully nuanced film and it was not just about portraying a character; it was about playing a strong, resilient female figure. My character has many layers and it gave me an opportunity to showcase the strength and determination of women in positions of power.
The film is an eye-opening exploration of an untold story, revealing the remarkable journey of individuals who played crucial roles in shaping our nation’s history. I absolutely loved working with Yami on this film, she is an easygoing person and I hope the audience will enjoy watching us together on the big screen in this action-packed political drama.”
Well, it will surely be interesting to see both actresses who come from different worlds in one frame! With their proven track records and the compelling premise of Article 370, Yami and Priya Mani are poised to deliver a film that transcends the conventional expectations of female protagonists.
From Jio Studios and the maker of Uri: The Surgical Strike, comes Article 370, a high-octane action political drama, headlined by Yami Gautam and directed by National Award-winner Aditya Suhas Jambhale. Produced by Jyoti Deshpande, Aditya Dhar, and Lokesh Dhar, the film is slated to release in cinemas worldwide on 23rd February 2024.