Ajay Devgn is set to start his shooting for period drama named as “Maidaan”. The film will showcase about the golden era of Indian Football from 1952-62. Ajay Devgn was on twitter posting about the movie stating that “Maidaan kicks off today!”. It shows a handmade football placed as a globe with a stadium in the background. The female lead in the movie is Mahanati fame “Keerthy Suresh”.
Ajay Devgn will play as Syed Abdul Rahim who was the coach for Indian football team 1950 until his death in 1963. Boney Kapoor is the producer of the movie and he told that Syed Abdul Rahim is unsung hero who has a lot for Indian football from 1952-62. Meanwhile, Ajay is already busy working on his new movie Bhuj: Ride of India wherein he is playing character of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik apart from that he also has another movie in line that is biopic titled Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.