This film is based on the real-life incident of ‘Batla House Encounter’, officially known as Operation Batla House, to the silver screen. The incident took place on September 19, 2008, against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi.
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.
In May 2018 Nikkhil Advani announced the film with John Abraham, to be based on Operation Batla House of 2008. The film was to be shot in Delhi, Lucknow, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Jaipur and Nepal starting in September 2018 in span of 50 days. Ravi Kishan and Nora Fatehi joined the cast of Batla House in November 2018. The film was wrapped in the second week of February in 2019