Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for soccer film Jhund in Nagpur

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for his upcoming film Jhund in Nagpur.

The cine icon on Monday evening took to Twitter and shared a few photograph of himself and captioned: “‘Nagpur’ for Jhund — the new project by Nagraj , his first in Hindi, the maker of ‘Sairat’ the Marathi block buster .. a centre of attraction and Nagpur, geographically apparently the centre of geographic India. May the two centres thrive!”

Directed by Nagraj Manjule, Jhund is reportedly based on the life of Vijay Barse, who is the founder of Slum Soccers. Bachchan plays role of a professor who channelises the street children to build a soccer team.

Jhund is produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule under the banner of T-Series Films, Taandav Films Entertainment Ltd, and Aatpat.

Bachchan will also be seen in Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla along with actress Taapsee Pannu.

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