The makers have spent Rs 80 crores on production of the film, it has already garnered 60 crores by earning 45 crores for its satellites rights and 15 crores from all brands that have been involved with the film
"I think Sushant is an excellent actor. Yes, I can't pick out details and mannerism that he has totally picked up for the film but I have lot of friends who are Dhoni fans. I know he worked really hard and the film is looking very nice. MS Dhoni is someone, whose story I would love to watch," Kriti said
"Recounting an incident when he met Dhoni as a fan boy, Sushant said in a statement: "Back in 2006 or 2007, my family and I had reached out to Dhoni and clicked a picture with him."
Sushant said, "I hope MS likes it and everybody else who watches the film gets to know the real story of the man."
"When Neeraj came to me for the film, I told him, 'Ask whatever you want to ask but beyond that I want this film to be your own.' I answered all his questions and then he took it ahead," said Dhoni
When asked why the city of Jalandhar was selected to unveil the trailer, Dhoni said: "There is a purpose why we chose this city to release the trailer. Jalandhar is famous for its cricket bats which we all use
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
Sushant treated his fans for a question and answer session on Twitter on Sunday evening.
"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.
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
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who shared the poster of M S Dhoni: The Untold Story on Twitter, wrote: "The Man You Know. The Journey You Don't. You need to know his story." He added: "It's rare, you live a character on screen & you end up being a better person. It was magical"
Produced by Fox Star Studios and Inspired Entertainment, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, which has been shot extensively in Ranchi also features veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will play the role of Sushant's father in the film while Kiara Advani will play the role of Dhoni's wife