Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s recently released film Sachin: A Billion Dreams is getting a good response at the Box Office. The film has been received well by the film fraternity and audiences alike. Now, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who gave inputs for Sachin: A Billion Dreams, says the docu-drama on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is an “inspiring and emotionally moving film”.
Tendulkar himself wanted superstar Aamir Khan and Hirani to watch the rough edit of the biographical drama and share their suggestions.
“Anjali wanted Abhijat Joshi, Aamir and me to see the rough edit of the film and share our suggestions and views. We all are Sachin fans. We happily did that. It’s an inspiring and emotionally moving film. Worth a watch for everyone,” Hirani said in a statement.
Narrated by Tendulkar himself, Sachin: A Billion Dreams takes viewers on an inspirational journey and tells how a Mumbai boy went on to become the “God of Cricket”. The movie was released on May 26.
The film has been written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 Not Out Productions.
Released on May 26, the film has collected Rs 27.85 crore in its opening weekend at the box office and still going strong. Despite being in competition with previously released big entertainers like Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Half Girlfriend and Hindi Medium, and Hollywood film Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, Sachin: A Billion Dreams has managed to make its presence felt at the box office despite its unique genre.
On the work front, Rajkumar Hirani is busy with his next film a biopic on Sanjay Dutt. Sanjay’s biopic features Ranbir Kapoor as the protagonist of the movie. It also stars Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Karishma Tanna, Vicky Kaushal, Dia Mirza and Jim Sarbh.
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