The strong relation between the South Indian film industry and Bollywood has highly been successful over time and with this, another South actress is set to make her Hindi debut. Mahanati actress Keerthy Suresh is all set for her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn’s next film, Maidaan. Directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma of Badaai Ho fame, Maidaan is a sports drama and the shooting of the film has officially gone on floors. Keerthy Suresh, the National Award winner took to social media and shared her excitement to work with Ajay Devgn and team.
Sharing the first poster, Keerthy wrote, “Can’t wait to join #Maidaan shoot!.” Maidaan also stars Bengali actor Rudranil Ghosh. Maidaan is presented by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor. Produced by Kapoor, Akash Chawla and Arunava Joy Sengupta, the makers of the film are aiming for a 2020 release. Producer Boney Kapoor also took to Twitter to announce about the film. He wrote, “Proud to kick off the Untold Story of The Golden Years of Indian Football. Hope to bring glory to India with this fantastic story.” According to reports Ajay Devgn will be seen playing the role of an Indian football coach and manager, Syed Abdul Rahim.
Maidaan is said to be based on the Indian Football team, who under the guidance of SA Raheem, made the country proud during the years of 1952-1962.