Ajay Devgn to play India’s legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim in a biopic—Details inside


While India cheers on, engrossed in the football fever as their favourite teams competing at the World Cup, not many would know that India was once called the ‘Brazil of Asia’ for its football team. Not only did the team win accolades by beating some of the top teams in the world, but also went onto win Gold at the 1962 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, beating South Korea, one of the toughest teams at that time.

The story of Indian football architect, Syed Abdul Rahim, the coach and manager who was responsible for taking the Indian football team to such great heights, is all set to be turned into a feature film.

Following is the original photo of the coach, Syed, along with his team:

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