Jhund (film)

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Jhund Film Poster.jpg
First look
Directed byNagraj Manjule
Produced by
StarringAmitabh Bachchan
Akash Thosar
Rinku Rajguru
Music byAjay-Atul
CinematographySudhakar Yakkanti Reddy
Edited byKutub Inamdar
Vaibhav Dabhade
Tandav Films Entertainment Pvt.Ltd
Aatpaat Films
Release date
  • 8 May 2020 (2020-05-08)[1]

Jhund (transl. Crowd) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language film based on the life of Vijay Barse, the founder of NGO Slum Soccer. The film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru is directed by Nagraj Manjule.[2] The biographical sports-drama is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni and Meenu Arora under the banner of T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment Pvt.Ltd and Aatpat Films. In the film Bachchan plays a professor who motivates the street children to form a football team. The filming began in December 2018 at Nagpur,[3] and it was set to release on 8 May 2020.[1]



The filming of Jhund began in December 2018 at Nagpur. The story of the film is based on the life of Vijay Barse, founder of Slum Soccers. Bachchan plays a professor who motivates the street children to form a football team.[3][6] This is Akash, Rinku, and Nagraj's second collaboration after their 2016 Marathi film Sairat. The film was wrapped up on 31 August 2019.[7]

Marketing and release[edit]

The first look of the film was shared by producer of the film Bhushan Kumar on 19 February 2019.[8]

The film was scheduled for release on 20 September 2019, the date was tweeted by film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh.[9] It was later postponed to 13 December 2019.[10] On 21 January 2020, the film release date was announced to be 8 May 2020.[1]

On 21 January 2020, official teaser of the film was launched by T-Series.[11]


  1. ^ a b c "Amitabh Bachchan calls his team of rehabilitated football players 'sheron ka jhund' in first teaser of Nagraj Manjule's film". Firstpost. 21 January 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Nagraj Manjule's Bollywood directorial debut Jhund: Rinku Rajguru, Akash Thosar set to reunite after Sairat |Entertainment News". Times Now News. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Amitabh Bachchan shoots for 'Jhund' in Nagpur". 5 December 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan to start shooting for 'Jhund' in August - Times of India".
  5. ^ Atulkar, Preeti (14 January 2019). "Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar reunite for Nagraj Manjule's Jhund". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Jhund Cast List | Jhund Movie Star Cast - Bollywood Hungama".
  7. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan wraps up 'Jhund'". Business Standard India. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan's Jhund first look revealed: Film to release on September 20". India Today. 19 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  9. ^ Adarsh, Taran (18 February 2019). "Release date finalised... #Jhund, starring Amitabh Bachchan and directed by #Sairat director Nagraj Manjule, to release on 20 Sept 2019... Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule.pic.twitter.com/iPMaIyT8Z9". @taran_adarsh. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan starrer Jhund to release on THIS date?". Box Office India. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  11. ^ T-Series (21 January 2020). "Jhund - Teaser - Amitabh Bachchan - Nagraj Manjule - 8th May 2020". Retrieved 21 January 2020 – via YouTube.

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