Ajay Devgn’s Maidaan is set to hit the screens on August 13, 2021. The actor took to social media to announce the news.
Sharing a poster of the film, Ajay Devgn wrote, “2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date. #Maidaan2021 (sic).”
This is the third time the date of release of the film has been delayed. Earlier, it was postponed from November 27 to December 11, 2020. Now, it has been again delayed to an Independence Day release next year.
Ajay will portray Syed Abdul Rahim, who served as a coach and manager of Indian football team from 1950 until his death in 1963, in Maidaan. The first look posters of the film were shared by the actor in January this year.
Sharing his first look, Ajay wrote, “Yeh kahaani hai Indian football ke Golden phase ki aur uske sabse badey aur successful coach ki. #Maidaan (sic).”
He shared another poster writing, “Badlav lane ke liye ek akela bhi kafi hota hai (sic).”
Based on the golden years of Indian football, the film is being directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of Badhaai Ho! fame. Apart from Ajay Devgn, Maidaan also features The Family Man’s Priyamani.