M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story based on the life of former Test, ODI and T20I captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, written and directed by Neeraj Pandey produced by Arun Pandey under Fox Star Studios, editing was done by Shree Narayan Singh and cinematography handled by Santosh Thundiyil.

It Star Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, and Disha Patani in a lead role with supporting cast Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla, Rajesh Sharma, Mithu Chakrabarty, Kumud Mishra, Kali Prasad Mukherjee, Kranti Prakash Jha, Ravindra Mankani, Kiran More, Alok Pandey, and Rhea Sharma.

It was released on 30 September 2016, and the film became a critics and commercial success at the box office, and it is also the fifth highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2016 in India with ₹1.16 billion.

Amaal Malik was composed by Amaal Mallik and lyrics were written by Manoj Munstashir, the soundtrack consist ten songs, the voices of singers Armaan Malik, Arijit Singh, Siddharth Basrur, Rochak Kohli and Palak Muchhal, it was also released in three different language versions: Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi. Tamil lyrics were written by P. Vijay, Telugu by Chaitanya Prasad, and Marathi by Guru Thakur.

The film was shot mainly real-life locations where Dhoni spent much of his childhood and teenage years, Neeraj also shot scenes from Dhoni’s real home in Ranchi, Jharkhand where his parents and brother Narendra currently live.

Most of the shots were taken from Kharagpur railway station where Dhoni once worked as a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE), his old school, Jawahar Vidya Mandir and at the quarter number 142 of Mecon Limited he shared with his four roommates while studying engineering.

The movie focused on the story life of Mahendra Singh Dhoni before he became a household name. It focused a lot on the challenges, small-town boys had been facing to get an entry into the Indian cricket team about 10 years back when metro boys, especially Delhi and Mumbai, had a great influence on the team composition.

Performance-wise Sushant Singh Rajput is truly brilliant as MS Dhoni’s hard work and commitment towards his work is commendable. Disha Patani looks pretty. Kaira Advani is suitable as Sakshi, Anupam Kher and Rajesh Sharma rightly have adjusted themselves to their spots, Herry Tangri (Yuvraj Singh) excellently has scaled himself with his character Overall a good team in supporter.