Maradona: Blessed Dream is an upcoming biographical drama-based TV series. It is a series based on the life of a football legend named Diego Maradona. The series is written by Guillerno Salmeron and Silvina Olschansky. It is directed by Alejandro Aimetta and produced by BTF Media, Dhana Media, and Raze. This series is originally in Spanish and is titled Maradona, sueño bendito.
Amazon Prime Video has announced that this series will also be released in Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Bengali apart from English. The series was shot in Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay.
Maradona: Blessed Dream- Trailer
Diego Maradona is regarded as the greatest footballer of all time. Maradona was awarded as the FIFA Player of the Century jointly with Brazil’s Pele, with whom he is often compared.
This series is going to be the best one for Maradona’s fans. This series is going to show us a detailed exploration of the legendary icon’s life and career. The first season will consist of 10 episodes and the second one is also going to have 10 episodes that have already been commissioned previously.
Maradona: Blessed Dream also does not seem to brush over some of the less unsavory aspects of Maradona’s life.
This series helps to show us Maradona’s life, triumphs, embarrassments (like drug abuse), controversies (like assault allegations by his girlfriend and of course the infamous hand of God) that have been extensively documented in books and the press.
The director, Marketing, India, Amazon Prime Video, Sushant Sreeram has said in a statement that “Great stories transcend borders and there is nothing more universally inspiring than a story of sheer genius, motivation, and hard work. Maradona: Blessed Dream goes beyond being just a biopic and narrates a tale that is inspiring, relatable, and enjoyable for everyone. We are delighted to release the series in India in 5 local languages, enhancing its appeal and reach even further, and giving Maradona’s Indian fans a chance to experience the story of a widely-adored man, in a language of their choice.”
The official synopsis of the series and trailer reads, “Maradona: Blessed Dream follows the controversial life of legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona. A boy from Argentina with a dream of greatness, made his mark in the international football league, earning himself a well-deserved place in history. Living a life strewn with drugs, sex, and public scrutiny, he played by his own rules regardless of the consequence. Watch the man who took the football world by storm and made his way into the hearts of millions.”
Here we present the trailer:-
The biographical series stars Juan Palomino as Diego Maradona, Nazareno Casero as young Diego Maradona, Nicolas Goldschmidt as Diego Maradona (child), Julieta Cardinali as Claudia Villafane, Laura Esquivel as young Claudia Villafane, Rita Cortese as older Dalma Salvadora Franco, Mercedes Mordan as Dalma Salvadora Franco, Claudio Rissi as older Diego Maradona’s father “Don Diego”, Pepe Monje as Diego Maradona’s father “Don Diego”, and many more. Alejandro Aimetta also serves as the showrunner.
The biographical series named Maradona: Blessed Dream is going to be released on Amazon Prime Video on 29th October 2021.