Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s upcoming sports activities movie ‘Jhund’, directed by Nagraj Popatrao Manjule, will debut in theatres on June 18.
The movie marks the Hindi directorial debut of Manjule, finest identified for Marathi blockbuster ‘Sairat’ and the critically-acclaimed 2013 drama ‘Fandry’.
The 78-year-old veteran star took to Twitter and shared the movie’s poster, together with its new launch date.
“COVID gave us setbacks nevertheless it’s comeback time now! We’re again in theatres. ‘Jhund’ releasing 18th June,” Bachchan tweeted.
T 3818 – Covid gave us setbacks .. nevertheless it’s comeback time now! WE’RE BACK IN THEATERS .. “JHUND” releasing 18th June !!@Nagrajmanjule @itsBhushanKumar #KrishanKumar @vinodbhanu #RaajHiremath #SavitaRajH #GargeeKulkarni #MeenuAroraa @AjayAtulOnline @tandavfilms aatpaat @TSeries pic.twitter.com/a9sHZCBTS6
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 19, 2021
‘Jhund’, backed by T-Sequence, options Bachchan as Vijay Barse, a Nagpur-based retired sports activities trainer who begins a slum soccer motion.
The movie was earlier scheduled to launch in September final yr however was pushed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Jhund’ has been co-produced by Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule alongside Tandav Movies Leisure and Aatpaat Manufacturing.
Bachchan, who was final seen in ‘Gulabo Sitabo’, presently has three movies lined up for launch, together with fantasy-adventure ‘Brahmastra’, Ajay Devgn’s ‘Mayday’ and thriller ‘Chehre’.