After delivering several blockbuster films including Singham, Action Jackson, Shivaay, Gangaajal and more, Ajay Devgn is ready to set the stage on fire yet again with a biopic, based on the life of Syed Abdul Rahim, who was India’s football coach between 1950 and 1963. While the actor is currently shooting for his film Taanaji: The Unsung Hero, updates about Ajay’s biopic recently surfaced on the internet.
Helmed by Badhaai Ho’s Amit Sharma, the film will be shot in a period of 4 months and will go on floors in June. by Mumbai Mirror, the producer of the film Boney Kapoor was quoted as saying, “In the initial phase, we shoot in Indian cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, and Mumbai. We hope to wrap up the shoot by October and are looking forward to a 2020 release.” During Syed’s tenure as a coach, the Indian football team won Gold at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta and reached the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Revealing that the makers will remain true to events, Boney said, “We will film in three countries—Jakarta, Rome, and Melbourne—to remain true to the events.