The trailer for the eagerly awaited biopic on the Indian ODI cricket team’s captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was released yesterday at a press conference in Mumbai. Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays Dhoni in the movie, launched the trailer alongside the real M S Dhoni himself.
Following the launch, the trailer went viral on social media garnering over 92,000 views on YouTube within three hours of its release. Alongside Rajput, the movie also stars Kiara Advani as Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Advani, Bhumika Chawla as his sister and Anupam Kher as his father Pan Singh.
The movie is directed by Neeraj Pandey and produced by Fox Star Studios and Inspired Entertainment. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story releases on September 30. You can watch the full trailer below:
The trailer focusses on the journey of India’s most successful cricket captain from his humble beginnings in Ranchi to the pinnacle of India’s sporting world.
Both Sushant and Dhoni tweeted out the trailer which was widely reciprocated on social media:
As I walked the path, the journey became my life. Here’s a glimpse of it. https://t.co/tNaMmQosSa
— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) 11 August 2016
— Sushant S Rajput (@itsSSR) 11 August 2016
Given the suject matter and the personality in focus, members of the cricketing fraternity were quick to extend their positive support to the project.
This should be really interesting. The trailer of the Dhoni film. Especially given how private he’s been. https://t.co/zQmox0GAIe
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) 11 August 2016
Good luck with this MS. Can’t wait to see it 👏🏻🎬 https://t.co/5HFrY7BSvI
— Brett Lee (@BrettLee_58) 11 August 2016