Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan has been roped in by the makers of Jhund to be directed by Nagraj Manjule, the man who helmed a blockbuster film like Sairat.
The Marathi film that made waves at the Box Office had launched two newcomers in the film industry. Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar left moviegoers enchanted by their performers.
Also, now, Manjule is good to go to make a stamp in Bollywood with a film titled Jhund staring megastar Bachchan.
As indicated in terms of trade analyst and movie critic Taran Adarsh, Jhund will see Bachchan playing a role of a retired sports instructor who begins a slum soccer movement.
The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Savita Raj, Raaj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule.
Senior Bachchan is busy with getting ready for his role in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra Trilogy with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. He will make a splash on the silver screen with Vijay Krishna Acharya Thugs of Hindostan, a film featuring Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif this Diwali.
Thugs of Hindostan is a fantasy adventure film set in the backdrop of India in the nineteenth century, reports recommend. It is an adaptation of Philip Meadows Taylor’s 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug.