And Ajay Devgn is unto his next! Titled Maidaan, the movie will be directed by Amit Ravinder Nath Sharma of Badhaai Ho! fame and revolves around the golden era of Indian football from 1952-62. Ajay will essay the role of Syed Abdul Rahim who was the Indian football coach and manager of the Indian national team from 1950 until his death in 1963. He was also known as the architect of modern football in India and the actor will step into the shoes of Syed to tell his unsung story.
Ajay Devgn even took to social media to share the first poster and announce that the film has gone kicked off and how! Interestingly, the film also feature south star and National Award-winner Keerthy Suresh opposite Ajay Devgn. Check out the poster here.
Presented by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor, Maidaan is being jointly produced by Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta. Saiwyn Quadros will write the screenplay, while Ritesh Shah will pen the dialogues. It is expected to release in 2020.
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Apart from this, Ajay will soon be seen essaying the role of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik in Bhuj: The Pride of India, who was in-charge of the Bhuj Airport during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. He will share the screen space with Sanjay Dutt who plays the character of Ranchordas Svabhai Ravari, who helped the army during the war. The film also stars Parineeti Chopra and Sonakshi Sinha. It is directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya and will hit the screens on August 14, 2020.
There is also one where Ajay will be seen alongside wife Kajol in Om Raut's Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior. Made on the lavish budget of Rs 150 crore, it is one of the ambitious projects of Ajay Devgn. The period film also stars Saif Ali Khan, who will play the lead antagonist in the venture. Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero is scheduled to hit the screens on January 10, 2020. Stay tuned to BL for more updates and scoops!
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