As the much-anticipated Article 370 gears up for its theatrical release on February 23, 2024, audiences are in for an experience that goes beyond the silver screen. Starring Yami Gautam in the lead role, this film delves into the riveting events surrounding the abrogation of Article 370.Article 370 is set to release across India on February 23, 2024. The film promises a cinematic experience that delves into the historical context of the abrogation of Article 370.

Yami Gautam’s character, Zooni Haksar, emerges as the lead in the film, portraying an intelligence officer grappling with personal loss. Tasked with a critical mission, she is posted in Kashmir and given a free hand to lead an operation that unfolds against the backdrop of the abrogation.

Additionally, the recently released trailer gave more details about the plot. Furthermore, it outlines a mission assigned to Yami Gautam’s character by Rajeshwari Swaminathan, played by Priyamani. It is the abrogation of Article 370 without bloodshed.

On the whole, the film’s plot unfolds with Zooni facing various challenges, including skepticism about the safety of Kashmir compared to the rest of India. The storyline intricately weaves the dedication of the Prime Minister and Home Minister towards the project. In addition, offering a glimpse into events from August 2019 when Article 370 was removed from the Indian Constitution.

While Yami Gautam takes on the lead role, Priyamani, known for her role in The Family Man, portrays Rajeshwari Swaminathan. Additionally, the stellar cast also includes Kiran Karmarkar, Arun Govil, Ashwini Koul, Raj Arjun, Sumit Kaul, Vaibhav Tatwawadi, and Divya Seth Shah in pivotal roles.

As audiences eagerly anticipate the theatrical release this Friday, details about the film’s availability on streaming platforms remain undisclosed. Moreover, following the trend of recent releases, Article 370’s OTT release date may be set for approximately 45 days after its theatrical premiere.To grasp the context of the film, it’s essential to delve into the historical context. The controversial article was drafted as part of the “Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions” in Part XXI of the Indian Constitution. As a result, it granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Moreover, born out of wartime conditions, this interim arrangement allowed the state to have its own flag, constitution, and, most importantly, control over internal administration. However, it excluded defense, finance, foreign affairs, and communications.

However, in 2019, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld the government’s decision to abrogate Article 370. This verdict paves the way for the compelling narrative promised by Yami Gautam’s film on the silver screen.