New Delhi: Released on September 30, the biopic on the life of Indian ODI cricket team captain – MS Dhoni – has been a huge hit amonst fans.
The movie, which completed a week on October 6, is on course to touch the Rs. 100 crore mark. It was also reported earlier that Dhoni took Rs. 60 crore from the producers for the biopic.
Overwhelmed by the success of the movie, Dhoni said:-
" I am deeply humbled with such an overwhelming response to the film. The aim of this story is to inspire the youth of today & reflect the importance of taking the right decisions at the right time. Many thanks to the
Hon'ble chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis ji,
Hon'ble chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav ji,
Hon'ble chief minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das ji, and
Hon'ble chief minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh ji
for supporting the spirit of this film and granting it with a 'tax-free' status. This kind gesture has made the film accessible to many more people across the nation. #MSDhoniTheUntoldStory"
The Sushant Singh Rajput starer shows traces the life and struggles of India’s most successful cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who went from being a ticket collector working with the Indian Railways to leading the Men in Blue to win the World Cup in 2011.
Sushant's hard work and thorough preparation for the film shows on screen as he masters not just Dhoni’s overall body language and style but also the helicopter shot.
Though the movie reveals many unseen and unheard excerpts from Mahi's life, it has widely stayed away from falling into any controversies.
While many film producers show deep interest in touch a controversial topic through the movie, Neeraj Pandey has kept himself away from all the trouble with focus on the inspirational journey of India's most successful cricket captain.
It also stars actors Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher and Bhumika Chawla.