ZEE5 Global, the largest streaming platform for South Asian content announced the release of Jhund on 6 th May on the platform.
The film is an autobiography based on the life of Vijay Barse; a real-life hero and founder of Slum Soccer, an organisation which works for the wellbeing and development of children from underprivileged backgrounds with an acumen to play football.
Adding another blockbuster to the ZEE5 Global portfolio, the slate for the upcoming month sounds promising.
Jhund brings to the fore the life of a slum dweller and his struggle to achieve his dream. The protagonist uses his life experience to make a way for himself and his community to break the social barriers, inspiring millions of youths to be passionate about their dreams and making them a reality with dedication and determination.
Portraying their roles flawlessly, over a dozen kids and young adults, like Ankush Gedam, Akash Thosar, Rinku Rajguru to name few make the film larger than life.
Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan has nailed the role as Vijay Barse narrating his journey with utmost honesty and superlative acting. The film is a perfect watch for family and a significant addition in the genre of ZEE5 Global’s fiction drama.
Helmed by Nagraj Manjule, the film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Gargee Kulkarni, Meenu Aroraa, and Manjule. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen playing the role of Vijay Barse along with featuring Sairat fame actors Rinku Rajguru, Akash Thosar and Tanaji Galgunde in prominent characters.
The film also features Sayli Patil, Vicky Kadian, Kishor Kadam, and Bharat Ganesh Pure in pivotal roles.
Watch ‘Jhund’ exclusively on ZEE5 Global from 6th May. Users can seamlessly download the ZEE5 app from Google Play Store / iOS App Store, on Roku devices, Apple TVs, Android TVs, and Amazon Fire Stick.
ZEE5 is also available on www.ZEE5.com