CHECKOUT : The actor who plays Yuvraj Singh in ‘M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story’ looks almost like him

‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ is out in theatres and Sushant Singh Rajput‘s performance as India’s World Cup winning captain, Mahender Singh Dhoni is getting outstanding reviews.


In the movie, a lot of cricket footages have been used where Mahi’s face has been digitally replaced with Sushant’s. But when a young Yuvraj Singh first appears on the screen, we need a second glance to confirm that it was not actually Yuvraj.

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Yuvi’s character is the biopic been played by Herry Tangri and their resemblance is simply uncanny.

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He had to lose 15 kgs to play the role of India’s dashing all-rounder. He said in a statement: “To get into the character of Yuvraj Singh, I had to train for two months. Not only that, I had to also lose 15 kg to look like Yuvraj. Neeraj sir and the production team had hired a dietician who looked after what I ate and made sure I lost the required amount of weight.”

In the movie, he captured the cricketer’s body language and bowling style perfectly.

Since, Herry is right-handed so it took him a while to get the actions of the left-handed player correctly. Even Neeraj Pandey, the director of the movie, didn’t audition Herry because he resemble so much to Yuvi.

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He was previously seen in Mikha Singh’s biopic, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
Yograj Singh (Yuvi’s father), who acted in that movie had told him back then that he looks like Yuvraj.

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