MS Dhoni: The Untold Story has been made on a budget of Rs. 80 crores. And to the happiness of its producers, it has reportedly recovered Rs. 60 crores already. No doubt the film is turning out to be a safe bet for its makers in terms of profits. “The movie has recovered 60 crores, by earning 45 crores for its satellites rights and 15 crores from all brands that have been involved in the film,” confirmed sources.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story has created a huge buzz among brands who are extremely keen to tie up with the project. Leaving aside the 15 crores, the brands associated with the film will be spending lavishly on advertising and promotions too. From the very title of the film, one can figure out that the much-awaited movie M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story, is going to reveal the unknown facts of the ace Indian skipper.
A cricket film of this scale about a living legend has never been attempted before. And for a biopic, the makers were keen on revealing the unknown facts about the man behind the tag of a cricketer. They wanted to make the movie as realistic as possible. Hence, they chose to shoot at real locations which hold strong importance in Dhoni’s life. Director, Neeraj Pandey, has traced Dhoni’s story by shooting in his hometown Ranchi, at railway Kharagpur station where Dhoni was stationed as the TT and other relevant places.
The trailer of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story has so far received a stupendous response from the audience. While it seems to have set a new benchmark for sports biopics, its two songs ‘Besabriyaan’ and ‘Kaun Tujhe’ have also been trending the charts.
In the times when Bollywood is exploring the lives of several spokespersons like Milkha Singh and Mary Kom, aspirations are running high for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. The film which is set for a September 30 release, also stars Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla and Kiara Advani.