Amitabh Bachchan starrer Jhund’s teaser was out today. Along with it, the makers have announced the release date of the movie. Directed by critically-acclaimed Marathi director Nagraj Popatrao Manjule, Jhund is a sports drama. The movie is inspired by Vijay Barse, founder of NGO Slum Soccer.
In the 1 minute 12 seconds teaser, you are welcomed with Big B saying, “Jhund nahi kahiye sir, team kahiye,” as a group of boys between the age group of 5-22 walk with enthusiasm on Ajay-Atul’s thumping music.
They can be seen carrying items like bricks, iron chains, iron rods and cricket bats.
Jhund is the first Hindi film of Manjule, who has so far directed critically-acclaimed Marathi movies such as Sairat, Fandry, short-film Pistulya. He received National Film Award for Best First Non-Feature Film of a Director for Pistulya.
The movie also marks the first collaboration between Big B and Manjule. Bachchan began shooting for the film in December 2018.
The flick is co-produced by Nagraj, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath and Savita Raj Hiremath and will make it to theatres on May 8.