The year 2016 was slated for two of the cricket biopic releases. The movie, ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’, based on the life of India’s most successful skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, which no surprises, turned out to be a blockbuster.
Earlier fans also watched the struggle faced by the former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin through the movie ‘Azhar’.
Now, the fans are eager to watch ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’, a biopic based on one of the legends in the cricketing history, Sachin Tendulkar.
Cricket lovers wanted to know each and everything about their favorite player’s movie.
Here are the top 13 interesting facts about Sachin’s biopic which every cricket fan must know:
13.) The movie is directed by London based Emmy-nominated director, James Erskine.
He is credited for movies like ‘Shooting for Socrates’ and ‘EMR’.
12.) The lead role is played by the Master Blaster himself.
In an interview, Sachin said: “Acting is not something that I dreamt of. Without any doubt, acting was more challenging than playing cricket. I enjoyed playing more.”
11.) The role of the legendary batsman in his younger days is played by his son, Arjun Tendulkar.
10.) Sachin Tendulkar did not charge a single penny for the movie based on his life, ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’.
9.) The music for the biopic is composed by Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman.
8.) The role of Nitin Tendulkar, eldest brother of Sachin is played by the popular name of Marathi stage actor Mayuresh Pem.
7.) Some portions of the biopic are being shot at Sachin’s Bandra residence, so fans will finally get a glimpse of his much-hyped house as well.
6.) Sachin’s coach Ramakant Achrekar is also likely to feature in the biopic.
5.) The movie is being shot in real-time and a lot of members of the cricket fraternity are to feature in it.
4.) The production company is also in touch with cricket boards across the world to access video footage from the past.
3.) The movie will showcase Sachin’s personal as well as professional life in detail.
2.) It is said that the movie will reveal a few aspects of Sachin’s life which have never been heard of or seen before.
1.) The biopic’s teaser got released on 14 April 2016 is already getting huge praise from fans all over the world.
The movie is scheduled to be released on 26th May 2017 and we are damn sure that the movie will be a must match and would definitely make the viewers crazy.