Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: Jhund

Jhund director Nagraj Manjule: “If you can’t be hopeful, then what is left?”

It has been almost six years since the release of filmmaker-actor-writer-poet Nagraj Manjule’s blockbuster sophomore Marathi feature film, Sairat. COVID-19 and the concomitant shutting down of theatres have resulted in a long wait for his third film, the eagerly awaited Bollywood debut, Jhund. 

Teaser | Amitabh Bachchan’s Jhund

The veteran actor is playing the role of a retired sports professor who encourages street children to build a football team, in order to help them find a purpose in life. The movie will brought the life of India's unsung hero Vijay Barse, the founder of Slum Soccer NGO.