The teaser of Akshaye Khanna and Richa Chadha starrer ‘Section 375’ is finally out.
The film is inspired by real-life cases and revolves around on Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which deals with the subject of rape in India.
Actress Richa Chadha shared the teaser on her social media accounts.
Over 1-minute long teaser starts with Richa and Akshaye Khanna presenting some shocking facts about rape in India and justice delivered in such cases.
“In this country, a woman faces rape every 20 minutes,” reveals Richa.
While Akshaye can be heard saying in the background, “Rape rate in India is 1.8 which means out of one lakh women 1.8 of them could face rape in their lifetime.”
The lead cast donning black coats appears onto the screen while the facts are revealed.
“What is most worrying is the conviction rate is mere 25%,” adds Richa.
“And the country which ruled India for 200 years has the conviction rate of seven per cent,” Akshaye contends.
“In 75 per cent cases, rape accused are not punished for various reasons. They just walk free!” claims Richa.
Akshaye questioning the claim of Richa by asking the judge if a man accused of rape ever walk free.
In the middle of these arguments, a voice in the background can be heard saying, “I have not raped anybody.
Watch the teaser here –
From the teaser, it seems that Richa is standing on behalf of a rape victim and Akshaye is defending the rape accused.
Ajay Bahl has directed the film and Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak & SCIPL have produced the film.
‘Section 375’ also stars Meera Chopra and Rahul Bhatt.
The film is slated to hit the silver screen on September 13, 2019.