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Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan starrer upcoming sports film ‘Jhund’ is ready to hit the screens on June 18, 2021.The film is directed by Nagraj Popatrao Manjule. Jhund has been co-produced by Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule alongside Tandav Films Entertainment and Aatpaat Production.
The film marks the Hindi directorial debut of Manjule, best known for Marathi blockbuster Sairat and the critically-acclaimed 2013 drama Fandry.
The film ‘Jhund’ is backed by T-Series, features Bachchan as Vijay Barse, a Nagpur-based retired sports teacher who starts a slum soccer movement. The film was earlier scheduled to release in September last year but was pushed due to the coronavirus pandemic.