B Town's senior superstar Amitabh Bachchan's upcoming sports film Jhund is all set for a theatrical release. The film will be the maiden Hindi project of Manjule, best known for his critically acclaimed films Sairat and Fandry. Big B has taken to his social media handle to announce the release date of the film as June 18. He has captioned it with a punchy one-liner - Covid gave us setbacks .. but it's comeback time now! WE'RE BACK IN THEATERS. Jhund is based on the life of Vijay Barse, the founder of NGO Slum Soccer. The film has Big B playing a professor who motivates the street children to form a football team.