Netflix has released the trailer of its upcoming sports comedy-drama Magician, starring Jitendra Kumar in the lead role. The trailer features Jitendra as a musician who has no athletic talent, but now has to prove his worth by winning a football match to the woman he loves. The film stars Javed Jaffrey as his coach and Arushi Sharma as his romantic interest. Read also| Panchayat season 2 memes will make you laugh, cry, give goosebumps together
The trailer begins with Jitendra Kumar introducing himself as Meenu aka ‘Magic Meenu’, a part-time lover and a full-time magician. Meenu lives in Neemuch, a football-loving town, and is part of a football colony team, but has no skills in the game. His teammates also have their own quirks and their coach, played by Javed, struggles to motivate them to win the inter-colony tournament. Meanwhile, Meenu ignores her coach’s requests and focuses on her magic.
However, things take a turn when Meenu falls in love with Aarushi Sharma’s character during an eye test. Meenu proposes to marry her, but in order to marry her, he has to take his colony’s football team to the finals. With the tables turning, his coach refuses to take Meenu back into the team, and he struggles to convince her as well as learn to play football in order to be united with the love of his life.
Directed by Sameer Saxena and written by Vishwapati Sarkar, the Netflix Original will start streaming on the platform from July 15. The film is produced by Posham Pa Pictures and Chalkboard Entertainment. As per the official synopsis, “Set in a football-loving town of Neemuch, Magician is the story of a small-time magician, Meenu, with no athletic prowess, who must prove his worth in a prestigious inter-colony football tournament, Marry the love of your life. There are only two things against him – the girl doesn’t love him back and his team hasn’t won a game in years!”
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