Helmed by Amit Sharma and produced by Boney Kapoor, Maidaan stars Ajay Devgn, Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Rudranil Ghosh. The drama-sport film is based on the golden era of Indian football. AR Rahman and Amit Trivedi have worked on its music, with Zee studios as distributor.
Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Ajay announced the release date of the film. “Experience the true story of an unknown hero, Syed Abdul Rahim who brought glory to India. #Maidaan releasing on 17th February, 2023,” tweeted Ajay.
Experience the true story of an unknown hero, Syed Abdul Rahim who brought glory to India. #Maidaan releasing on 17th February, 2023.@pillumani @raogajraj @ActorRudranil @iAmitRSharma @arrahman @manojmuntashir @SaiwynQ @writish @BoneyKapoor @akash77 @JoyArunava
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) October 1, 2022
Fans have wished him the best. “Good luck always be with you our King @ajaydevgn and my prayers are with you sir 👑,” a user commented. Another said, “I am sure performance wise Ajay will nail this film! 4th National Award lag raha hai.”
It has been delayed multiple times as first it was scheduled to release in 2020, then June 2022, and now finally February 17, 2023. Meanwhile, Ajay will next be seen in Drishyam 2 starring Shriya Saran, Tabu, Ishita Dutta and Mrunal Jadhav.
Interestingly, February month is a treat to fans as it will have the release of Rohit Dhawan directorial “Shehzada” starring Kartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, Paresh Rawal. “Selfie”, a movie directed by Raj Mehta, will also release in February which will star Akshay Kumar, Emraan Hashmi, Diana Penty and Nushrratt Bharuccha.