Sushant Singh Rajput as MS Dhoni
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Looks like Neeraj Pandey's "MS Dhoni - The Untold Story" starring Sushant Singh Rajput, has some perks stored for movie-goers as well as cricket fans.

The buzz is that the biopic based on Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, will see several players from the current Indian team making guest appearances.

The makers of the film are said to have approached some cricketers who are close to the skipper and have played with him at different stages of his professional career.

"The aim is to highlight Dhoni's achievements as a cricketer and personal milestones too. For this, many Team India cricketers as well as those who have played with him at various stages of his professional career have been approached for special appearances in the film," a source told Mid-Day.

Not just the Indian team, the makers are also in talks with some international cricketers to appear in the film.

"Some international players will also be seen in the movie. We don't want to reveal names right now, but they are all players to reckon with," added the source.

Rajput, who plays the Indian skipper in the film, has been working hard to get into the skin of the character. 

"Sushant is working hard to prep up for the role. In fact, Dhoni himself attended a few rehearsals and helped him perfect his style and demeanour," an insider told the daily.

Considering the fact that Dhoni is the reigning captain of India and has a huge fan-following, "MS Dhoni - The Untold Story" is expected to pull crowds to the theatres.

The film will be shot in various countries including Australia and New Zealand as well as cities like Mumbai and Delhi while a major portion will also be filmed in Dhoni's native place Ranchi.

Recently, director Pandey dedicated a song titled "Phir Se" to the India team in ICC World Cup 2015.

Produced by Fox Star Studios and Inspired Entertainment ― an associate company of Rhiti Sports ― the film is scheduled to hit screens on 22 October 2015.