CHECKOUT : The unseen pictures from Ranchi as shown in ‘MS Dhoni : The Untold Story’

The movie ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ has been released in theatres and it tells us how a boy ‘Mahi’ from small town Ranchi in Jharkhand (then Bihar) went on to become the World Cup winning captain of the Indian cricket team.

The director of the movie, Neeraj Pandey tried to stay as close as possible to the real Dhoni story by shooting the scenes in Ranchi.

But, how authentic are the locations and scenes of the movie ?

Check out the pictures below and when you are watching the movie try to spot these real-life locations in Ranchi.


The above pic is of a house in Ranchi’s MECON residential complex at Shyamali Colony, Doranda, where Mahi lived in his childhood. His father Paan Singh Dhoni was a junior level employee at MECON.


After few years, Dhoni and his family had to move from the three-storey building to a singe-storey quarter in the MECON complex.


Mahi did his schooling at the DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi. He was a goal-keeper in his football team before he switched on to cricket as a wicket-keeper batsman.


The MECON stadium in Ranchi- from where Dhoni used to play cricket for a local club.


If reports are to be believed Mahi used to hang out with his friends at ‘Sanjay Tea Stall’. It is here, where Mahi used to chat about his sporting dreams over cups of ‘chai’ and ‘samosa’.

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