Jhund Gets A Release Date, Amitabh Bachchan Calls It A Comeback
Thespian Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming sports drama 'Jhund', helmed by Nagraj Manjule, will hit the big screens on June 18, 2021.
Jhund is based on the life of Vijay Barse, the founder of NGO Slum Soccer. In the film Bachchan plays a professor who motivates the street children to form a football team. The film also stars Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru 8t6uhjgin the lead roles.
The biographical sports-drama is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Hiremath, Nagraj Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni, Sandip Ssingh and Meenu Arora under the banner of T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment Pvt.Ltd and Aatpat Films.
Big B took to his social media profile and confirmed the release date of the movie. He captioned it, “Covid gave us many setbacks...but it's comeback time now...!! WE'RE BACK IN THE THEATERS... "JHUND" releasing 18th June 2021 in THEATERS!!..@nagraj_manjule @bhushankumar #KrishanKumar @vinod.bhanushali @hire.raaj @savitaraj121 #GargeeKulkarni #MeenuAroraa @ajayatulofficial @tandavfilmsentertainment #AatpaatProduction @tseriesfilms @tseries.official”
The film was earlier scheduled to release in September last year but was pushed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.