Ajay Devgn To Play Football Coach Syed Abdul Rahim
Entertainer Ajay Devgn is good to go to star in another period drama, titled Maidaan. The film will spin around the brilliant time of Indian football from 1952-62 and went on floors on Monday.
Sharing the film poster on social media, Ajay wrote, “Maidaan kicks off today!” It demonstrates a carefully assembled football set as a globe with an arena out of sight. It will star Keerthy Suresh as the female lead. Ajay will play Syed Abdul Rahim, the modeller of present-day football in India. Syed was the Indian football mentor and director of the Indian national group from 1950 until his passing in 1963. The movie will be coordinated by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of Badhaai Ho notoriety and created by Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta.
Talking about the film, Boney had earlier told India Today in an interview, “I was amazed that not many are aware of someone as significant as Syed Abdul Rahim. He’s an unsung hero whose achievements must be saluted. His team had heroes like Chunni Goswami, PK Banerjee, Balaram, Franco and Arun Ghosh. It takes someone like Ajay Devgn to play Syed Abdul Rahim. With him on board, I can just hope that our film inspires youngsters to play football, and India soon to bring the World Cup home.”
Elated and proud to announce a story never told as @ZeeStudios_ #BoneyKapoor & @freshlimefilms come together for a biopic on India’s legendary #Football coach, Syed Abdul Rahim, starring @ajaydevgn, directed by @CinemaPuraDesi, screenplay by @SaiwynQ, and dialogues by @writish. pic.twitter.com/vzaLJya67x
— Zee Studios (@ZeeStudios_) July 13, 2018
Ajay, who was most recently seen in De Pyaar De, will include next in Bhuj: Ride of India, where he will exposition the character of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik who was responsible for Bhuj airbase during the 1971 war, which stayed operational in spite of confronting substantial bombarding from Pakistan. The film gloats of an immense star cast including Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra, Sanjay Dutt and Rana Daggubati and will discharge around Independence Day one year from now.
He likewise has a biopic titled Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior wherein he assumes the title job of Taanaji. The film likewise stars Saif Ali Khan and is planned to release in January one year from now.