For the longest time, the release dates of many films have been awaited because of COVID 19, most of them having changed. On Saturday, Ajay Devgn announced the new release date of Maidaan on social media. The game drama was first to be released on December 11, 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 crisis and the closure of the theater, the film was postponed to 2021. Ajay’s film will now be released on August 13, 2021. Ajay shared the news with the new poster.
He wrote, “2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date. #Maidaan2021” The film features Ajay as Syed Abdul Rahim, who is behind popularizing football in India. He was the coach of the Indian football team from 1950 to 1963 and paved the way for modern football in India.
A report earlier said that the film sets in Dahisar were destroyed due to the lockdown, shooting stalled. The film reportedly moved to 2021, with 30 days remaining of the shoot. Maidaan is helmed by Amit R Sharma and produced by Zee Studios, Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta and Akash Chawla, It also has Priyamani. Now, the film will hit the screens on August 13, 2021 during Independence Day week.
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