Sushant Singh Rajput isn't surprised that his latest release, a biopic on the life of Indian skipper MS Dhoni, has won praises critically and with the country's movie-going audience. Here's what he has to say about the film's success.
M S Dhoni: The Untold Story, starring Sushant Singh Rajput, is a biopic on India's most successful cricket captain. Sushant has beautifully portrayed Dhoni onscreen and his nine-month-long hard work is visible. However, the film seems to be fan boy account and lacks a more objective representation of Dhoni's life. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film also stars Kiara Advani, Disha Patani, Anupam Kher and Bhumika Chawla. We rate it 3 stars.
Sushant Singh Rajput says that Kiran More, his coach for Dhoni biopic, told him that Sachin Tendulkar thought he was a cricket player after watching his play during rehearsals.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput answered questions like a pro during an interview with NDTV. He says quitting television (Pavitra Rishta) was a 'sixer' while clearing engineering exams was 'googly.'
MS Dhoni appreciated the hard work put in by actor Sushant Singh Rajput during the making of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story but the cricketer faced one big problem. "The biggest problem was that he used to ask a lot of questions. It was of course to get into the skin of the character but the questions kept on coming, one after the other," Dhoni said. "I just wanted to understand him better," clarified Sushant.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput and cricketer MS Dhoni met Rajinikanth while promoting MS Dhoni: The Untold Story at superstar's Chennai residence on Friday. Rajinikanth was eager to know about the film and if it will be dubbed in Tamil. He was also surprised to know that Sushant learnt the nuances of Dhoni's cricketing style.
Dhoni said he found it quite challenging to narrate the story of his life. "I live in the present so that is why it was difficult for me," said India's limited overs captain.
There's one thing that actor Sushant Singh Rajput wish he could have taken from MS Dhoni. "There's a lucky bat he has, with which he played the last Test cricket match. My eyes are on it," says Sushant.
In an interview with NDTV, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays the protagonist in the Dhoni biopic, was asked crucial details about the Indian skipper. Find out how much he scored.