Aamir Khan welled up after watching Jhund in a private screening. In a video shared by T-Series on its YouTube channel, the actor heaped praises on the film and called it a ‘unique’ one.
Jhund is an upcoming sports film laying it’s genre route in biography. A Hindi film, portrays the life of Vijay Barse who was the founder of NGO slum Soccer. The film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru is written and directed by Nagraj Manjule. The film is scheduled for a release on March 4 2022.
Aamir was further seen wiping tears away with the sleeves of his T-shirt as he gave a standing ovation. “It has happened for the first time that a film has received a standing ovation during a private screening. I don’t have words to say. The way you have captured the emotions of girls and boys of India, it’s unbelievable. The way the children have worked is unbelievable,” he said.
Talking about the lead’s acting, Aamir said “What work he has done! He has done great films in his career. But this is one of his best films. One of his greatest films.”
Depicting the life of Vijay Barse, it shows how one managed to rehabilitate street kids by keeping them off drugs and crime by helping them emerge as inspirational soccer players to build a whole team.
Aamir Khan plays a lead in a comedy-drama film that is set to release on April 14 2022.