M S Dhoni: The Untold Story will be directed by Neeraj Pandey who made A Wednesday in 2008.
Sushant Singh Rajput will play the role of Dhoni in the biopic. (Also Read: John Abraham: Am Sure Sushant Will be Fantastic as Dhoni)
Mr Kher answered the question on Twitter when a fan asked him about his role in the biopic:
I play Dhoni's father. Paan Singh.:) https://t.co/bBUez63hoS— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) October 27, 2015
Yesterday, Mr Kher also tweeted that he was on his way to Kharaghpur to shoot for the film:
On my way to Karaghpur via Kolkata for d shoot of MSDhoni-The Untold Story with my favorite director Neeraj Pandey. I play Dhoni's Father.:)— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) October 26, 2015
Neeraj has directed Mr Kher in Special 26 and Baby apart from A Wednesday.
The film also features Fugly actress Kiara Advani who reportedly plays the role of the cricketer's wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni.