Starring Ajay Devgn and Priyamani have joined together as the lead role cast in a biographical sports film, title Maidaan. The film tells the story of the golden time of Indian football 1952-1962.
Maidaan is in the next upcoming movie of Ajay Devgn with Indian actress and former model, Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer also known as just Priyamani which is based on the sport football.
The film is directed by Amit Ravindrenath Sharma and jointly produced by Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta, Akash Chawla and Zee Studios.
Gajraj Rao and Keerthy Suresh can also seen in costar cast in the film.
The storyline is penned by Akash Chawla, Arunava Joy Sengupta, Saiwyn Quadras.
Ajay Devgn will be seen as the role of legendary footballer Syed Abdul Rahim in the movie, who had reached the honour of the founding father of Indian football during his lifetime. He was also Indian national football team’s manager and coach from the year 1950 to 1963. He passed away due to cancer at the end.
Actress Janhvi Kapoor, the daughter of Boney Kapoor also shared the teaser poster, the first look of the movie, wrote in her Instagram post, “So proud and excited about this!! Can’t wait to know about the Untold Story of The Golden Years of Indian Football. Best of luck Papa.” The poster says title as ” Maidaan: Kicks Off Today “.
Maidaan movie has been all set now, scheduled on date 13 August 2021 in the Indian Independence week.