Tamil actor Suriya has appreciated MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, the biopic of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni that was released on Friday, 30 September. He took to Twitter to share good words about the Neeraj Pandey-directorial, which has seen the light of the day in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
After watching the film, Suriya tweeted, "Just saw #MSDhoniTheUntoldStory Sushant or Dhoni who actually are you.. @itsSSR Spellbound by your performance!! [sic]." He further added, "A salute to the legendary Mahi and the impeccable effort by the entire team! A tough biopic brilliantly made..! Loads of respects @msdhoni [sic]."
MS Dhoni had earlier said that he was a fan of Suriya and watched some of his films dubbed in Hindi. He has also reportedly rated the actor's Singam higher than its Hindi remake, which stars Ajay Devgn. Also, the cricketer met Suriya's wife Jyothika and had spoken to his children – Diya and Dev. Hence, the Ghajini's actor good words have not come as a surprise to many.
Meanwhile, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is off to an earth-shattering opening in India. On the release day, it has minted Rs 21.30 crore. Interestingly, it has made a record collection of Rs 1.85 crore in Tamil Nadu and become the biggest opener for the Hindi dubbed films in the state.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, which has Sushant Singh Rajput in the title role, narrates the journey of a small-town boy, who transforms into India's most successful cricket team captain in all the formats. The film throws light on the inherent struggles of the cricketer and how he overcomes all the hurdles.