Ajay Devgn Signs Another Biopic Will See As India’s Legendary Football Coach Syed Abdul Rahim

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Published by Vaidehi Tendulakar on 13 Jul 2018

We have seen recently, the epic performance of Ranbir Kapoor in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Well, this is the film that changes Ranbir Kapoor’s career. Now, it seems Bollywood is more into biopics and the recent example of this Ajay Devgn who has signed a day ago the biopic of Chanakya by Neeraj Pandey.

And, now he has one more biopic by his side, the untitled biographical sports drama is based on India’s legendary Football coach Syed Abdul Rahim which will be directed by Amit Sharma. Amit Sharma is the director who just made his debut from who Badhaai Ho featuring Sanya Malhotra and Ayushmann Khurrana. Boney Kapoor, Zee Studios, and Fresh Lime Studios will together be produced the film.

Zee Studios, the production house took to Twitter today shared this news and wrote: “Elated and proud to announce a story never told as @ZeeStudios_ #BoneyKapoor & @freshlimefilms come together for a biopic on India’s legendary #Football coach, Syed Abdul Rahim, starring @ajaydevgn, directed by @CinemaPuraDesi, screenplay by @SaiwynQ, and dialogues by @writish.”

Boney Kapoor about the film said, “I was amazed that not many are aware of someone as significant as Syed Abdul Rahim. He’s an unsung hero whose achievements must be saluted. His team had heroes like Chunni Goswami, P.K. Banerjee, Balaram, Franco and Arun Ghosh. It takes someone like Ajay Devgn to play Syed Abdul Rahim. With him on board, I can just hope that our film inspires youngsters to play football, and India soon to bring the World Cup home.”

However, there are so many biopics in the pipeline like Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30, Shraddha Kapoor’s Saina Nehwal biopic, Paresh Rawal’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic, Harshvardhan Kapoor in Abhinav Bindra biopic, and Kangana Ranaut in ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.’

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