The much-awaited trailer of "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" starring Sushant Singh Rajput was released on Thursday, Aug.11. The trailer gives a glimpse of the journey of the Indian skipper from working as a ticket collector to becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team. It film will also throw some light on the struggles and lesser-known truths about Dhoni's life before he attained success as a cricketer.
Dhoni took to his Twitter handle to unveil the trailer with a caption that reads: "As I walked the path, the journey became my life. Here's a glimpse of it." The trailer crossed three million views on YouTube in less than 12 hours of its release. With the huge response that the promo has got, it seems likely that the film would shatter various box office records, especially since Dhoni has a massive fan following worldwide who are willing to know more about his life and struggles. Also, sports lovers as well as movie-goers are eagerly waiting for the film to hit theatres.
The trailer of "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" starts with Sushant cribbing about his career going nowhere. While Dhoni's father, played by Anupam Kher, wants him to focus on his job as a ticket collector, Dhoni is adamant on chasing his dream of becoming an ace cricketer. The promo beautifully showcases his prowess on the field and how he became an international sports star.
Sushant has pulled off his character remarkably well. The makers have also focused on minute details of the plot, which lend it a more realistic feel.
Going by the three-minute, 17-second video clip, the film looks promising and will surely give viewers goosebumps.
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" also stars Kiara Advani as Dhoni's wife Sakshi, Bhumika Chawla as his sister, and Rajesh Sharma as his coach. It will be released on Sept. 30.