Ajay Devgn’s 'Maidaan' to release in theatres in June 2022

The film is based on the life of the football manager Syed Abdul Rahim
Last Updated : 30 September 2021, 12:10 IST
Last Updated : 30 September 2021, 12:10 IST

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The Ajay Devgn-starrer Maidaan is set to open worldwide on June 3, 2022, the film's producer Boney Kapoor announced on Thursday.

Based on the golden years of Indian football, the film will see Devgn as Syed Abdul Rahim, who served as a coach and manager of the Indian football team from 1950 until his death in 1963.

Kapoor, who has produced several films including Mr India, No Entry, Judaai, Wanted and Mom, took to Twitter to share the new release date of "Maidaan".

"The unknown true story that will make every Indian proud, Maidaan, will be released worldwide in cinemas on 3rd June, 2022," he wrote.

Devgn also shared the news on his Twitter handle and said he is confident that the movie will appeal to every Indian.

Maidaan, a story that will resonate with every Indian, a film that I feel very strongly about. Mark the date on your calendar. Releasing worldwide on 3rd June 2022," he said in the tweet.

The sports drama has been postponed multiple times due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Maidaan has been directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of "Badhaai Ho!" fame from a screenplay by Saiwyn Quadras and dialogues penned by Ritesh Shah.

Also starring Priyamani, Gajraj Rao and Bengali actor Rudranil Ghosh, the film is presented by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor.

Kapoor is also serving as the producer along with Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta.

Published 30 September 2021, 12:00 IST

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