Ajay Devgn, who is basking in the glory of wild success of his last outing ‘Tanhaji’, is coming out as a football coach in his next ‘Maidaan’.
Now the releasing date of the film has been changed from November 27 to December 11. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: “#AjayDevgn's #Maidaan gets a NEW release date: 11 Dec 2020... Will release in #Hindi, #Tamil, #Telugu and #Malayalam... Directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma... Produced by Zee Studios, Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta and Akash Chawla.”
Recently, the makers of the movie unveiled the posters of the movie in which Ajay Devgn’s first look as football coach can be seen. The actor shared new poster of the film on Twitter and wrote, “Yeh kahaani hai Indian football ke Golden phase ki aur uske sabse badey aur successful coach ki. #Maidaan.”
Devgn will be seen playing football coach Syed Abdul Rahim in a sports biopic, Maidaan. The film is set in 1950s.
The poster shared by him gives a closer look at his face as he plays the legendary coach Syed Abdul Rahim, who is widely associated with the golden era of Indian football in 1950s. It also shows him standing in a field while facing a team of players in rain with his back to the camera. Another poster that surfaced online, shows him in a more joyful mood as he kicks a football while being dressed in formals and carrying an umbrella and a bag in his hand.
Maidaan is a sports drama dedicated to the golden years of Indian football and has Priyamani as the female lead.
Helmed by Amit Ravindrenath Sharma and co-produced by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios, the movie also features Gajraj Rao and Boman Irani in pivotal roles. Maidaan’ is set to hit the theaters on November 27, 2020.