The first poster of Amitabh Bachchan's Jhund is out also the release date for the film has been finalised. The poster we can see Amitabh’s back as he is perched atop shoulders of people gathered around in huge numbers.

Sharing the first poster, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Release date finalised... #Jhund, starring Amitabh Bachchan and directed by #Sairat director Nagraj Manjule, to release on 20 Sept 2019... Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule.”

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.
The movie is based on the life of the founder of Slum Soccer, Vijay Barse. Here Bachchan plays a professor who motivates street children and initiates a football team. 

Production banner T-Series tweeted, "@SrBachchan starrer #Jhund to release on 20th Sept 2019." 

The film has been co-produced by Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule alongside Tandav Films Entertainment and Aatpaat Production.