Maidaan is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language biographical sports drama movie. The movie is directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma and produced by Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla, Arunava Joy Sengupta under the banner of Zee Studios and BayView Project. Featuring Ajay Devgn, Priyamani and Gajraj Rao as lead roles. The film is set to be released on April 10, 2024, on Eid.

Maidaan Synopsis:

The movie is about Syed Abdul Rahim (Devgn), a well-known football coach in India from 1952 until 1962. Rahim’s tenacity, leadership, and vision helped him become a famous figure in Indian sports history. It depicts Rahim and the Indian football team’s trials, sacrifices, and triumphs as they attempt to overcome social hurdles and make their mark on the global arena. That led to India winning two gold medals in the 1951 and 1962 Asian Games, and the India Football Team becoming Asia’s first football team to qualify for the semi-finals of the 1956 Summer Olympics.


Maidaan Cast:

Ajay Devgn plays the role of Syed Abdul Rahim, the renowned football coach who transformed the game in India. Owing to his enormous contribution to Indian football, the team was dubbed “Brazil of Asia” and used a 4-2-4 shape, which takes place between 1952 and 1962.


The Music is composed by A. R. Rahman. Production companies are Zee Studios, Bayview Projects and Fresh Lime Films and worldwide distributed by Zee Studios. Cinematography of the movie is given by Tushar Kanti Ray and Fyodor Lyass (sports) and Screenplay by Saiwyn Quadras. Story is written by Saiwyn Quadras, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta.


Similar to Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India and Akshay Kumar’s Gold, Maidaan also shows the coach’s tenacity while highlighting the athletes’ path to a historic victory. The movie’s creators previously unveiled a trailer that featured Ajay Devgn’s character leading India on a historic football expedition.

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