MS Dhoni: The Untold Story lives up to hype and huge expectations!
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has earned praise from critics and fans alike for playing the character of the cricket icon perfectly.
The film opened with a collection of Rs 21.30 cr. becoming the second highest opener of 2016.
MS Dhoni biopic also stands as the biggest opener in the genre. Thus, in days to come, it is only expected to see a growth in its collections. Saturday and Sunday business of the film should add to a fabulous total at the box office.
Praising Sushant’s role in the film, Dhoni said, “Sushant is exceptional, he has totally imitated me the way I talk, the way I walk, he has copied everything, that’s the beauty of it. When we talk about cricket specifically, he has practiced for 9 months, for two to two and a half hours every day, in fact now he can even participate as a cricketer, in between where there is off season for movies, he can go and play a lot of leagues.”
Any chance of playing in the IPL!
A trade analyst took to Twitter to share the collections and the status of the film. As the day two collections of the film is awaited, we look forward to the numbers to grow over the weekend.
The film has been declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh. The biopic was earlier also exempted from tax in Dhoni’s home state, Jharkhand.
Arun Pandey, the producer of the movie said in a statement, “We are extremely thrilled and thankful to the government of Uttar Pradesh and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for giving the film tax-free status. It is an overwhelming feeling to be seeing this biopic of Mahi’s life getting such recognition.”
On screen or real, he is worth his weight in gold! – CINEWS