Ajay Devgn-starrer "Maidaan", which was earlier scheduled to be released on November 27, will now hit the theatres on December 11. Ajay and producer Boney Kapoor announced the new release date of the sports drama on Twitter. "'Maidaan' will now release on 11.12.2020," the actor posted on the microblogging site.
Based on the golden years of Indian football, the film is being directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of "Badhaai Ho!" fame. "Maidaan", produced by Zee Studios, Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta, also features south star Priyamani.
#Maidaan will now release on 11.12.2020.@Priyamani6 @raogajraj @boneykapoor @iAmitRSharma @freshlimefilms @saiwynQ @actorrudranil @writish @saregamaglobal @zeestudios_ @zeestudiosint @BayViewProjOffl @MaidaanOfficial pic.twitter.com/SnQCNykOeu— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 3, 2020
Saiwyn Quadros has penned the screenplay, while Ritesh Shah has written the dialogues.
Maidaan highlights the golden years of Indian football during the 50s. Ajay Devgn plays Syed Abdul Rahim, the Indian football coach and manager of the Indian national team from 1950- 1962. Known as the architect of modern Indian football, the film is a tribute to Syed Abdul Rahim. Besides Ajay Devgn essaying the lead, the film also stars Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Boman Irani, Johnny Lever, and Rudranil Ghosh
(With PTI Inputs)