Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most successful ODI and Test match captains of Indian Cricket teams. Dhoni's story is of hard work, dedication and commitment is being told through Neeraj Pandey's M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. Sushant Singh Rajput is all set to play the lead with Kiara Advani playing the role of Dhoni's wife Sakshi Singh Rawat.
The film on the life of the World Cup-winning captain is set to release on 30th September this year. The 'untold story' and Dhoni's journey from a ticket collector to a trophy collector makes for an interesting subject. We, like millions of Indians are excited to watch the film.
Dhoni's father Pan Singh played a major role in his life. Veteran actor Anupam Kherplays Pan Singh in the movie. who prepped for the role, and got into the perfect look by shaving off his mustache.
Disha Patani plays Dhoni's ex-girlfriend Priyanka Jha. Sources suggest that the couple fell in love during 2003 before Dhoni got selected in India XI for the Zimbabwe-Pakistan-Kenya tour in 2003-2004.
The 'Fugly' actress, Kiara Advani will be seen as Sakshi, Dhoni's wife. There are a few rumors regarding the actress being miffed with the attention that Disha Patani's role is getting. However, the film’s spokesperson rubbished it.
Akshay Kumar wanted to play Dhoni and spoke to the director, Neeraj Pandey about it. But the director convinced him that there was very little semblance between the actor and Dhoni, and Kumar dropped the idea.
This biopic is one of the most anticipated movies in September. The trailer of the film is yet to be released and we are looking forward to it. Till then watch the teaser below.