It was reported July last year that Ajay Devgn is all set to star in a biopic on legendary football coach, Syed Abdul Rahim. The announcement left everyone excited and eager to watch the ‘Shivaay’ actor play the unsung hero on the big screen. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Teaser
Maidaan Release Date
After a wait of a year, the makers have finally revealed that the Ajay Devgn starrer movie has been titled, ‘Maidaan’. The film has hit the shooting floors today and the actor took to his Twitter page to share a sneak-peek of the film.
Sharing this teaser poster on his social media page, Ajay wrote, “#maidaankicksoff today!” (sic)
2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date. #Maidaan2021@priyamani6 @raogajraj @BoneyKapoor @iAmitRSharma @freshlimefilms @SaiwynQ @ActorRudranil @writish @saregamaglobal @ZeeStudios_ @ZeeStudiosInt pic.twitter.com/we6JPgu2Ui
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) July 4, 2020
The poster features a globe where the sphere is resembling a football and the caption reads as ‘The Golden Era Of Indian Football 1952-1962’.
Maidaan Trailer Official Video
The film is based on the Indian Football Team and how the team, under the guidance of SA Raheem, brought glory to the country during 1952-1962. Reportedly, Syed is regarded as the architect of modern Indian football. His tenure as a coach is considered as the ‘golden era’ of football in India as he had led the team to the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Football tournament making India the first-ever Asian country to achieve this place. He was Indian national football team’s manager and coach from 1950 to 1963, till the time he passed away due to cancer.
Maidaan Teaser Poster First Look
The film stars Ajay Devgn in the lead as Indian football coach and manager, Syed Abdul Rahim. The film also stars National Award winner Keerthy Suresh. Reportedly, Keerthy Suresh has recently won a National Film Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in Mahanati.
Ajay Devgn’s next film, based on the sport #football, gets its title: #Maidaan… Costars Keerthy Suresh… Directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma [#BadhaaiHo]… Produced by Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta… Zee Studios presentation… Filming starts today. pic.twitter.com/RWp7RNperj
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 19, 2019
Maidaan Movie Release Date
Based on ‘the golden era of Indian football,’ the film is is presented by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor. Directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of National award-winning film Badhaai Ho fame, Maidaan will be produced by Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta, screenplay and dialogues are written by Saiwyn Quadros and Ritesh Shah respectively. The movie is expected to release in 2020.
Ajay Devgn’s Stills From Maidaan Is Giving Us Major 90s Vibes
Ajay Devgn is presently busy shooting for Maidaan. It is a sports-based movie and also stars National Film Award winner Keerthy Suresh.
While the film is under production, some stills from the movie come as a treat to the fans.
The photos revealing the look of the actor have surfaced on the internet. The photos show Ajay sporting retro look in a turquoise suit, sporting a mustache and shades. Check out the pictures here: