Batla House is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Nikkhil Advani. Inspired by the Batla House encounter case that took place in 2008, the film stars John Abraham in the lead role of a police officer named Sanjay Kumar, inspired by Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, the officer who played a crucial role in the encounter. The film showcases the encounter and its aftermath, along with Sanjay Kumar’s struggle to prove the encounter wasn’t a fake one while dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.The film was theatrically released in India on 15 August 2019. It received positive reviews from critics who praised the performances, action sequences and the screenplay.
Mujahideen) operatives, resulting in two of them dead, one arrested and a cop injured. Believing the students to be innocent, the locals start opposing the Delhi police, and the whole nation joins them in doing so. Sanjay, unable to bear the pain and hear the disgraceful words directed at him, becomes depressed and at times tries to kill himself, only to be revived by his wife Nandita Yadav, a news reporter. Sanjay realizes that some more culprits are still at large, and in order to catch them, teams up with his officers once again and races against time.