"We are not trying to glorify Dhoni. We are not over-glamourising anything. Right from his birth to the 2011 World cup six that he hit, we are showing everything," Sushant said
Starring Gerard and Willem Dafoe in the lead, The Headhunter's Calling is directed by Mark Williams and written by Bill Dubuque. It features Anupam in the role of an Indian-American pediatric oncologist.
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, M.S. Dhoni - The Untold Story is a biopic on cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and will be releasing on September 30. Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen as Dhoni in the biopic
"Watched Pele in d flight. Brilliant, moving & inspirational. Highlight of d movie was music by our own @arrahman.:)," Anupam Kher tweeted.
"It was a unanimous decision to release the film on September 30. This would give the team some more time to present the film to the audiences in the best way. We in no way wanted to compromise on the visual experience that Neeraj Pandey is set to create with this movie," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said in a statement.
Excerpt "Finished shooting of my 500th film #TheBigSick in NY. It was a pleasure to be part of this LANDMARK film.:) #JaiHo," Anupam Kher wrote on Twitter.
"Any big personality's son will feel pressurized on some level. For example, Arjun Tendulkar, who is the son of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will have that pressure when he grows up," said Sikander Kher
"Anupam congratulations. 500 films, incredible. It was a pleasure working with you. Good luck. Celebrate," Willem Dafoe said in a video.
"Many people have played an important role in my career. The producers and directors gave me work. But I want to dedicate this achievement to the unsung, nameless and faceless workers of our industry: the spot boys, the technicians, the assistant cameramen, the make-up artists, the costume assistants," said Anupam Kher
"Doing 500 films in 32 years has been an awesome journey. It shows the kind of life I have had. I'm happy that my 500th landmark film is a Hollywood project. It's not that if it was a Hindi film, it would have not been important," said Anupam Kher
"The students arranged a bed-sheet and turned it into a screen to see my film. Many watched it and realised it's not what they were thinking. It is a realistic film," director Vivek Agnihotri, who has in the past made films like Hate Story and Goal, told PTI.
Sushant Singh Rajput, meanwhile, will be seen in MS Dhoni - The Untold Story, a biopic on Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Fugly actress Kiara Advani plays M S Dhoni's wife Sakshi. Actor Anupam Kher portrays Dhoni's father. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film is scheduled to release on September 2