Amitabh Bachchan’s much-awaited film has finally been announced. ‘Jhund’ is going to release in theaters on March 4.
Jhund marks the Hindi directorial debut of Manjule, best known for Marathi blockbuster Sairat and the critically-acclaimed 2013 drama Fandry.
The story of Jhund is based on the story of Vijay Barse, the founder and coach of ‘Slum Soccer Foundation’. He was also the coach of Akhilesh Paul, who became a slum soccer player. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in the role of Bijay Barse in the film.
The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Nagraj Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni, Meenu Aroraa under the banner of T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment, and Aatpat.