Ajay Devgn’s Sport Drama 'Maidaan' Announces New Release Date

However, owing to the COVID 19 crisis and theatre shutdown, the film has now been postponed to Independence Day week in 2021. Ajay’s film will now release on August 13, 2021.

Shivani Arora
Published on: 4 July 2020 7:28 AM GMT
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For the longest time, the release dates of several films were awaited as due to the COVID 19, most of them have undergone a change. On Saturday, Ajay Devgn took to social media to announce the new release date of Maidaan. The sports drama was earlier scheduled to release on December 11, 2020. However, owing to the COVID 19 crisis and theatre shutdown, the film has now been postponed to Independence Day week in 2021. Ajay’s film will now release on August 13, 2021.

Maidaan will chronicle the golden years of Indian football. The film features Ajay Devgn as the legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Ajay shared the news along with a new poster.

Ajay Devgn shares a poster:

“2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date,” announced Devgn on his Instagram account.

Along with this, Ajay shared a poster of the film in which he can be seen holding a football in his hand while his team can be seen standing in the backdrop. The film stars Ajay as Syed Abdul Rahim, the man behind making football popular in India. He was the coach of the Indian football team from 1950 to 1963 and paved the way for modern-day football in India.

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The film, which chronicles the golden years of Indian football, will feature Ajay Devgn as the legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Rahim served the Indian football team as a coach and manager from 1950-1963. It was under his guidance that the Indian football team won gold at the 1962 Asian Games and he also led the team to the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

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Apart from Ajay Devgn, the film also stars Priyamani, Gajraj Rao and Rudranil Ghosh.

Produced by Zee Studios, Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla, and Arunava Joy Sengupta. In addition, the film marks the first collaboration between Ajay Devgn and Badhaai Ho director Amit Sharma.

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Shivani Arora

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