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Amitabh Bachchan To Start Shooting For Jhund Based On Vijay Barse, The Founder Of Slum Soccers In November


Amitabh Bachchan who is currently enmeshed in the ongoing new season of his popular quiz show, and gearing up for Thugs Of Hindostan, will start shooting for his next film Jhund in November on a nonstop schedule in Nagpur.The thespian will start shooting for Jhund around mid November after the KBC Season finale, and after the release of Thugs Of Hindostan. Mr Bachchan’s look as Khudhabaksh has gone viral and the country is eagerly awaiting seeing him and Aamir onscreen.  Jhund is based on  the life of Vijay Barse who is the founder of slum soccers. Mr Bachchan plays a professor who channelises the street kids to build soccer team.The total shoot duration is 70-80 days, Mr Bachchan will shoot for 45 days straight in Nagpur. The street kids will do rehearsals two three days before the shoot and have undergone training now. Nagraj Manjule , who had earlier directed the Marathi hit Sairaat, says, “I chose the city of Nagpur because the story is based there. I wanted the look and feel to be as authentic as possible and Nagpur has its own unique charm, feel and locales, different from Mumbai and Pune. The language of the film would be best showcased in Nagpur hence I chose the lanes of that city. Working with Mr Bachchan on a story like this is a dream come true. He has always been my favourite legend and there was nobody other than him who fit the role perfectly and to do justice to this particular character. In fact the other people in the film are all new and the combination of Mr Bachchan with this young team will be something to watch out for!” Amitabh Bachchan starrer, Jhund produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, Savita Raj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule under the banner of T-Series Films, Taandav Films Entertainment Ltd, Aatpat is directed by Nagraj Manjule.

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