M.S. Dhoni Movie
The Untold Story
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is the story of star cricketer and present captain of ODI and T20 of Indian national cricket team. Sushant Singh Rajput is playing Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Anupam Kher as Pan Singh, father of MS Dhoni.
The film starts from a small town in Ranchi where Dhoni was born and brought up. His is a middle class family with little needs and small means to fulfill those needs but the boy named Mahendra has big dreams in his eyes. He wants to achieve success in sports but his father is of the opinion that a secure job will be much better than a career in sports. But the young Dhoni is more interested in sports than studies.
He plays football, badminton and tennis and cricket also. His first coach Rajesh Sharma sees his potential but Dhoni tries to blow him out. Dhoni is naughty in adolescent age but others are shown shaping his career as if they know that he will become a start cricketer in future. He fails in cricket but keeps trying with the support of his family and friends.
The film revolves around life of MS Dhonin and the director seems to be cherry picking the happy moments and avoiding controversies. Right from the beginning or bachpan of Dhoni, he is presented in struggling mode. He is shown struggling everywhere at home, school and playground and he has supporters like his mother, sister and his bunch of friends. It seems that the controversies are carefully sidelined to keep the focus on MS Dhoni.
There are many repetitions in the movie but the first-half that is about childhood of Dhoni is really good. What makes the first half attracted is a middle class family struggling to meet its need with whatever means. The film shows that Dhone had a girlfriend during his struggling days.
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story first look & poster
The poster has Sushant Singh with Indian flag in the background. His face is used in the poster. Sign of Indian flag is seen on the back and a figure wearing a tee wit Dhoni and 7 written on it is seen on the left side of the face. On bottom, there are many pictures narrating Dhon’s life as a struggler, bachelor and as a star cricketer. He is seen running in school dress, sitting on a bike, with girlfriend, with friends and also with his bat. Name of the movie is written at the bottom.
Why watch the movie?
It is the biopic of famous India captain MS Dhoni hence cricket fans will certainly go to theaters to see life of their favorite captain. No doubt, it is a good movie and it is like reading a book on MS Dhoni. The movie touches every part of Dhoni’s life from his childhood when he was struggling to his becoming captain of Indian team.
• Debut movie of Disha Patani
• School shots were taken at Dhoni’s real school, classroom and playground
• Producers decided that Sourav Ganguly won’t be shown shirtless
• Sushant Singhs first movie with Anupam Kher
Directed -Neeraj Pandey
Produced -Arun Pandey, Fox Star Studios
Written -Neeraj Pandey(Dialogue)
Story -Neeraj Pandey, Dilip Jha
Based -Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Starring -Sushant Singh Rajput, Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla, Kiara Advani, Disha, Patani
Production company – Fox Star Studios, Inspired Entertainment, Friday FilmWorks
Distributed – Fox star studios
Release dates – 30 September 2016
Running time- 190 minutes
Budget -₹104 crore