Jhund Poster: Amitabh Bachchan’s intriguing look from Nagraj Manjule’s film out
In Jhund, Amitabh Bachchan to play the role of an elderly football coach who makes all possible efforts to achieve glory in the sport.
The makers of Amitabh Bachchan starrer have finally dropped the first look poster of Jhund featuring the megstar as a sport coach. In the first poster of Jhund, Amitabh Bachchan can be seen standing in the back posture in a slum-like backdrop and a football placed at one side. The poster of the Jhund, which revolves around Vijay Barse, founder of the NGO Slum Soccer will surely leave Big B fans asking for more.
Notabbly, Jhund marks Hindi directorial debut of Marathi filmmaker Nagraj Manjule, who rose to fame with a movie titled Sairat. In Jhund, Amitabh Bachchan to play the role of an elderly football coach who makes all possible efforts to achieve glory in the sport.
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 20, 2020
The producer of the film, Savita Hiremath, in an interview to Mumbai Mirror revealed how they chose slum kids to act in the film. “There were no ego hassles or hierarchy. Mr Bachchan was like a father figure to the kids who were from real slums, never sitting in his vanity van but with them. He taught them not just the rules of the game which he knows well, but also about life itself, through stories,” she said.
The Megastar has been sharing photos from the shooting of the film ever since he started the filming last year.
According to reports, Jhund is extensively shot in in Faridabad, Kolkata, Chennai, and Trivandrum. It is expected to release on May 8, 2020.