Ajay Devgn’s biographical drama ‘Maidaan’ now streaming on Amazon Prime Video

Ajay Devgn’s latest film, Maidaan, has joined the extensive list of Bollywood films available on Amazon Prime Video. This biographical sports drama, released in April this year, chronicles the inspiring journey of legendary Indian football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Rahim, a pivotal figure in shaping modern Indian football, coached the national team for over a decade.

Maidaan: A Glimpse into Indian Football’s Golden Era

On Wednesday, Amazon Prime Video announced the addition of Maidaan to its streaming catalog via social media. The platform described the film as the “ground maidaan breaking story of India’s finest hour in football.” Subscribers in India and across 240 countries and territories can now stream Maidaan on their devices for free. Currently, the movie is available only in Hindi with English subtitles, with no announcements yet regarding versions in other languages.

In a statement, Amazon Prime Video highlighted the film’s powerful storytelling and its portrayal of the golden era of Indian football. The streaming giant noted that Maidaan has resonated with audiences due to its compelling storyline, exceptional performances, and meticulous attention to historical moments. Ajay Devgn’s portrayal of Syed Abdul Rahim, alongside a talented ensemble cast, has been particularly praised.

“Portraying the legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim has been a deeply rewarding experience for me. Rahim Saab’s remarkable journey of determination and resilience is truly inspiring, and I believe audiences worldwide, through Prime Video, will be captivated by his story,” said Ajay Devgn.

“Maidaan is a tribute to the unsung heroes of Indian football, showcasing their indomitable spirit. Bringing the story of SA Rahim and Team India to life has been immensely fulfilling, and I am thrilled that it will now reach audiences worldwide on Prime Video. The global streaming premiere of Maidaan on Prime Video allows us to share this inspiring tale with a diverse and expansive audience”, said Amit Sharma, director of Maidaan.

“Maidaan exemplifies our ongoing commitment to delivering compelling and inspiring Indian stories, and we are very excited to share this critically acclaimed film with a global audience,” said Amazon Prime Video.

Alongside Ajay Devgn, Maidaan features Priyamani as Rahim’s wife, with notable performances by Gajraj Rao and Rudranil Ghosh. The film is produced by Boney Kapoor in association with Zee Studios, with music composed by Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman. The film also marks the significant return of Richa Sharma to playback singing with the hit song Mirzaa.

Box Office Performance and Critical Reviews

Despite its cinematic merits, Maidaan faced stiff competition at the box office and underperformed. However, the film has been appreciated for its storytelling and historical depiction.

For those interested in exploring the golden era of Indian football and enjoying stellar performances by Ajay Devgn and the cast, Maidaan is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Don’t miss this critically acclaimed film that brings to life the legacy of Syed Abdul Rahim and the transformative period of Indian football.