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Ajay Devgn-starrer Maidaan gets new theatrical release date: 3 June 2022

The film is a biopic of Syed Abdul Rahim, independent India's first national football team coach.

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Amit Ravindernath Sharma’s sports biopic Maidaan (2022) has become the latest Hindi film to announce its release date. The Ajay Devgn-starrer will be hitting the screens on 3 June next year.

The news was shared by Devgn on Twitter through various posters with the new release date. He captioned it, 'Maidaan, a story that will resonate with every Indian. A film that I feel very strongly about. Mark the date on your calendar. Releasing worldwide on 3 June 2022.'

Maidaan is a biopic of Syed Abdul Rahim, the first national football team coach of independent India. It was under his mentorship that the Indian team reached the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Till date, this remains Indian football’s biggest achievement.

Maidaan was announced in March 2019. But thereafter the film was delayed like every other project by the COVID-19 pandemic. The film faced another hurdle when a large portion of its set was destroyed by the Tauktae cyclone earlier this year. The team had to rebuild the set from scratch, taking a financial toll on producer Boney Kapoor.

Maidan also stars Priyamani, Gajraj Rao and Rudranil Ghosh.

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