Big B Amitabh Bachchan is joining hands with the critically acclaimed director Nagraj Manjule who directed the popular blockbuster Sairat. The director will be making his directional debut in Bollywood with this movie. The film in the combination is titled as Jhund and the movie will be having an interesting premise.
Amitabh Bachchan will be seen as the Football coach in the movie who will train the kids living in a slum area. The film is based on the life of a person named Vijay Barse who is giving training in Football for slum kids by starting an organization called Slum Soccer.
Taran Adarsh, the Bollywood trade analyst tweeted, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Amitabh Bachchan to star in #Sairat director Nagraj Manjule’s first Hindi movie #Jhund… Will essay the role of a retired sports teacher who starts a slum soccer movement… Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Savita Raj, Raaj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule.”
T-Series is producing the movie. Bhushan Kumar is the producer. The film will hit the floors soon.