Ajay Devgn’s Maidaan film is given a new release date
The sports drama will hit now the screens August 2021
Actor and producer, Ajay Devgn announced a postponed release date for his upcoming film Maidaan. The film, which was inspired by true events was set to release in December of this year but due to the coronavirus pandemic it will now be released on August 13, 2021.
Ajay let fans know via Twitter, he wrote, “2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date.”
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
Maidaan is a biopic based on the life of the late football coach Syed Abdul Rahim who led a team to gold medals during the 1951 and 1962 Asian Games. Directed by Amit Ravindrenath Sharma the film will explore his achievements as one of the greatest sport coaches India has ever seen. Priyamani Raj will play opposite Ajay in the lead role.
Production of the film ceased amid the lockdown period but Boney Kapoor has confirmed it will begin around November.