The biopic is the new trend that is currently going on in Bollywood. After Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Mary Kom, MS Dhoni, Azhar, Soorma, Gold now another Sports Biopic is all set to be made in Bollywood.
Our Singham, Ajay Devgn will be essaying the titular character of one of India’s most famous football coaches, Syed Abdul Rahim in his next.
Zee Studios themselves announced about this news on social media today.
Have a look:
Elated and proud to announce a story never told as @ZeeStudios_ #BoneyKapoor & @freshlimefilms come together for a biopic on India’s legendary #Football coach, Syed Abdul Rahim, starring @ajaydevgn, directed by @CinemaPuraDesi, screenplay by @SaiwynQ, and dialogues by @writish. pic.twitter.com/vzaLJya67x
— Zee Studios (@ZeeStudios_) July 13, 2018
This untitled movie will showcase the tenure of Syed Abdul Rahim, who has been a football coach and Indian team manager between 1950 and 1963. It will not only showcase achievements but also the journey the team underwent for emerging victorious at certain matches like 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
This will be the first time Ajay Devgn will be seen playing a Biopic of a football coach.
Good luck with it Ajay!