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This Cricketer Suggested Sushant Singh Rajput's Name to Play Dhoni in Biopic

"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, infact 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," Dhoni said at an event here

  | September 30, 2016 22:55 IST (Mumbai)
Ms Dhoni : The Untold Story

Sushant Singh Rajput in a still from MS Dhoni: The Untold Story

Highlights

  • MS Dhoni: The Untold Story hit the screens on Friday
  • Film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani and Disha Patani
  • Based on Dhoni's life, the film has been directed by Neeraj Pandey
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has stunned cricketer M S Dhoni with the way he pulled of his role in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.
"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, infact 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," Dhoni said at an event here.
Both Sushant and Dhoni share a similar history of struggle and have made big in the city after coming from a small town.
In fact, it was Dhoni who had recommended Sushant's name to the makers in the first place.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story also stars Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla, Rajesh Sharma and Kiara Advani.
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