Maidaan (transl. Field) is an upcoming Hindi-language biographical sports drama film directed by Amit Sharma and produced by Boney Kapoor.
Based on the golden era of Indian football (1952–1962), it stars Ajay Devgn, Priyamani, Rudranil Ghosh, Abhinay Raj Singh, and Gajraj Rao. The music is composed by A. R. Rahman.
The film is scheduled for theatrical release
Maidaan Movie Actors With Roles
Ajay Devgan as Syed Abdul Rahim
Priyamani as Syed Abdul Rahim’s wife
Nitanshi Goel as Syed Abdul Rahim’s Daughter
Diego Torres Kuri
Maidaaan Cast & Crew
Director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma
Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Rudranil Ghosh, And Others
Release Date: 17 Feb 2023
Producer: Boney Kapoor, Akash Chawla, Arunava Joy Sengupta
Production Company: Zee Studios
Screenplay: Saiwyn Quadras
Dialogue: Saiwyn Quadras, Ritesh Shah
Writer: Akash Chawla, Arunava Joy Sengupta, Saiwyn Quadras
Background Music: Sidhant Mago, Mayank Mehra
Costume: Designer Kirti Kolwankar, Maria Tharakan
Music Director: Sajid-Wajid
Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Editor: Dev Rao Jadhav
Cinematographer: Tushar Kanti Ray
Maidaan Movie Budget
According to sources, the movie’s budget will be around Rs 100 Cr. It is expected to make around Rs 150 Cr if it is successful, with around Rs 10-13 Cr on day 1.
Maidaan Movie Trailer
Movie Based On Syed Abdul Rahim Real Story
Syed Abdul Rahim was a professional footballer for a while, as he had represented Qamar Club, which was then considered to be one of the best teams in the local league. Rahim also played for the Dutch club HSV Hoek, before going on to become a manager.
Rahim was born in Hyderabad, India, on 17 August 1909. During his early years, he represented the football team of Osmania University, from where he graduated and played for a team called “Eleven Hunters,” which was made up of current and former students of the college.
He is also coached the Hyderabad city police from 1943-63 and later in the year 1951, India won its Asian Games gold medal. It was only in 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta that he had his last and final success, where India won a gold medal, beating South Korea.
Principal photography commenced on 19 August 2019 and experienced long delays due to COVID-19 pandemic, ultimately ending in May 2022. The film was scheduled to release in theater on 3 June 2022, but was delayed due to impending post-production works. Now it is scheduled to release in theater on 17 February 2023.
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