Maidaan 2021 | Upcoming Movie | Trailer Review

Maidaan (2021) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language movie inspired by the true events of Indian Football in the golden era of Indian football. Zee Studios in collaboration with Bayview Projects LLB producing the movie “Maidaan” (2021) as a biopic of a legendary coach. Maidaan is directed by Amit Ravindranath Sharma and Rohit Bhujbal. 

Maidaan will be released on 15 October 2021 (Dussehra weekend) as a biopic of Syed Abdul Rahim, a legend of Indian Football.

This Dussehra weekend the Maidaan (2021) movie will reflect some glance of Indian history of football. Ajay Devgn is the legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. We’ll come to see the golden age of Indian football, the Indian football team achieved 4 columbo cups under the guidance and stewardship of this legendary coach and football player Syed Abdul Rahim.

Syed Abdul Rahim was an Indian former football player, later became Indian football coach and manager of the Indian National Team. Syed Abdul Rahim was a teacher, a good motivator, and a true football player. The Indian football team won Gold in the Asian Games of 1951 and 1962 and even played in the semi-finals in Olympic 1956-Melbourne.

The trailer makes us feel the dusty past of Indian football, the intense problems, hope, and a legend. Definitely, the trailer doesn’t explain the story but gives a glance at problems with a legend of Indian football.

Lead role

  • Ajay Devgn as  football coach Syed Abdul Rahim

Supporting Cast

  • Priyamani
  • Gajraj Rao
  • Nitanshi Goel
  • Rudranil Ghosh
  • Philip Schurer as Australien Football Coach
  • Aayesha Vindhara as Little Sister
  • Neil Sharma as Munna ( Football Player )
  • Rahul Tiwari Adhiyari as Muslim Boy
  • Indrajeet Singh
  • Raphael Jose
  • Bhavya Raj as Jazz band member


Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta, and Akash Chawla are the producers of the film. The screenplay and dialogues are written by Saiwyn Quadras and Ritesh Shaw, respectively. Akash Chawla, Saiwyn Quadras, and Arunava Joy Sengupta wrote the story.

Trailer Review (3/5)

The trailer of Maidaan only gives a glance at the dusty past of Indian Football. The positive thing that people notice is its classic visuals and color contrast to give a more realistic view with a mesmerizing past.

But the negative point is there is no patriotic or bold background music. And another negative point is there is no bold dialogue. Dangal (2016) completes the actual essence of sports with its music as well. There is no reference for the character of Ajay Devgn as he has to play a bold role as a coach, so we have to wait for the official release of the movie to see his different roles in different situations.

It doesn’t mean that the music is bad but not that impressive. The music or film score is a very important criterion for the success of any film. Overall the trailer is so good and attach to the golden era of an Indian football team.

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Release Date

There is trouble with the official release of the movie “Maidaan” because of Covid 19 and then Mumbai rain troubles. The inconsistency with the release date is natural because the ground and the production sets are useless in the heavy rains of Mumbai. First, it was released on 27 November 2021, then the date was shifted to 13 August. Now, the official date is 15 October 2021 (Dussehra weekend)

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