Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Jhund" is set to hit the theatres on September 20 this year.
The film marks the Hindi directorial debut of Nagraj Manjule, who is best known for helming Marathi blockbuster "Sairat".
Bachchan is essaying the role of Vijay Barse, a Nagpur-based retired sports teacher who starts a slum soccer movement, in the feature.
Production banner T-Series tweeted, "@SrBachchan starrer #Jhund to release on 20th Sept 2019."
.@SrBachchan starrer #Jhund to release on 20th Sept 2019.— TSeries (@TSeries) February 19, 2019
Produced by @itsBhushanKumar, #KrishanKumar, #RaajHiremath, #SavitaRajHiremath, @NagrajManjule under the banner of @TSeries, @tandavfilms & @aatpaat.
Jhund is directed by Nagraj Manjule. pic.twitter.com/htzYDtwByk
The film has been co-produced by Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule alongside Tandav Films Entertainment and Aatpaat Production.