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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 30 September 2016 (USA)
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The untold story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's journey from ticket collector to trophy collector - the world-cup-winning captain of the Indian Cricket Team.

Director:

Neeraj Pandey

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Neeraj Pandey (story and dialogue), Neeraj Pandey (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sushant Singh Rajput ... M. S. Dhoni
Kiara Advani ... Sakshi Singh Dhoni nee Rawat
Anupam Kher ... Pan Singh Dhoni
Disha Patani ... Priyanka Jha
Bhoomika Chawla ... Jayanti Gupta
Sanjay Dadich Sanjay Dadich ... Satya Prakash Krishna (as Sanjay Dadhich)
Kali Prasad Mukherjee ... A K Ganguly (as K P Ji)
Zeeshaan Zeeshaan ... Young Dhoni
Mithu Chakraborty Mithu Chakraborty ... Mrs. Banerjee
Kranti Prakash Jha Kranti Prakash Jha ... Santosh Lal
Ashrut Jain ... Shabbir
Brijendra Kala ... Commentator Tiwari Ji
Mukesh Bhatt ... Commentator Shukla Ji (as Mukesh S. Bhatt)
Jitin Gulati ... Gautam Gupta
Sahil Gyan Sahil Gyan ... Akash - Jvm school team captain)
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Storyline

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a goalkeeper in school football team.Bannerjee a school cricket coach asks him to join his cricket team and practice daily with him for two hours time passes and he becomes a big state level cricketer but for a long time his luck doesn't favor him to become a member of Indian Cricket team.Dhoni takes up a job in Indian Railways as a ticket checker and plays cricket for the railways after long wait of 4 years he gets selected in Indian Cricket team and turns to be one of the best cricketing captains in history of Indian Cricket. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Taglines:

The man you know... The journey you don't.

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

M.S. Dhoni See more »

Filming Locations:

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$282,034, 7 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,782,795, 16 October 2016
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's favorite and famous helicopter shot was taught to him by his childhood friend, and school and club teammate, Santosh Lal as shown in the film sadly Santosh passed away in 2013 due to pancreatitis. See more »

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In the movie, it was shown that Dhoni endorsed several brands including Finolex, Lava phones, Garnier etc. Dhoni, the brand ambassador for Lava mobiles, was portrayed in advertisements promoting Lava mobiles in 2008 but the brand was founded in 2009 and Dhoni was roped in as their brand ambassador earlier this year. See more »

Crazy Credits

Just before the main credits, a clip of real M. S. Dhoni from the 2011 Cricket World Cup is shown. See more »

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Features Indian Premier League (2008) See more »

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Jab Tak
Lyrics by: Manoj Muntashir
Produced by: Amal Mallik
Performed by: Armaan Malik
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An Indisputable Effort By Sushant Singh Rajput
30 September 2016 | by itzzjoySee all my reviews

MS DHONI : THE UNTOLD STORY! AN INDISPUTABLE EFFORT BY SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT

From the beginning of the movie every one must have understood that their hearts gonna stop for a few moments! And they have not been wrong. I'm not highlighting the plot in detail as I'm pretty much interested not to unfold the story line as many of you will go to watch it.

Let me talk about the best parts. First of all, Sushant's tremendous acting and dedication deserve a big thumbs up. Next Anupam Kher and Rajesh Sharma rightly have adjusted themselves to their spots. Herry Tangri (Yuvi) excellently has scaled himself with his character. Kiara Advani (Sakshi), Disha Patani(Priyanka) have given their best too. Well, now I must talk about the cinematography, here Santosh Thundiyil has done a brilliant job. Especially Dhoni's train capturing scene leaving his job and Dhoni's coming out of the dressing room scene during the World Cup (2011) Final help a lot to excel this film. Undoubtedly fantastic cinematography it has. As a director Neeraj Pandey is of course successful but somewhere it has lacked a bit of his special touch. Though it doesn't matter because you will not find a single moment that can make you bore. The story has real gravity and it successfully has followed the tag line i.e "The man you know... The journey you don't". Truly it has focused on his journey- his struggle, ups and downs etc. The dialogues are very inspiring and heart-touching at many places. It is around 190mins' movie. You may think it's quite long but trust me after watching it you'll think if it could be of 5 hours that would have been perfect.... Even the Dhoni-haters can't deny that.. Actually there's so much to tell about. Anyway, let's come to the background sound... Truly effective though at some points it could have been better. Except that the editing has been done quite well but truly it's the place where it has lacked a bit. At few points it seems to be less glued... sudden turn of the movements and emotions is visible. And another important part is the story line which is of course very good but few interesting points it has actually missed. It would have been much more better if there's a bit more details about few facts like Wicket Keeping, Yuvi, Dressing Room situation after the WC2011 Final. But still it's fine as I have said earlier that it has focused more on Dhoni as a man.. especially his journey... Otherwise it is actually excellent... Or better to say super-excellent! And oh yes casting is just amazing.

So finally I would like to conclude like this. If you wish to watch it don't wait for the review just go for it. One thing I can assure you that you will not regret for a moment. But you may regret if you don't watch it or watch it by downloading from internet. If possible for you to spend some money please try that to give your respect to the hard works done by the cast and crew. I don't feel like giving marks to this movie as it may look disrespecting but taking it as a work of art I'm giving 9/10. Please don't listen to someone else if you feel like going then go...!!

P.S - I respect you, Sushant Singh Rajput... Your career is going to get a big hike after this. 'Excellent' is just a word for you.

Caution - You may find yourself in out-of-air-condition while the last scene happens, in spite of knowing the upcoming. ;) :)

N.B- If a second part of it comes out, I'll not be surprised. There are lot more facts deserve to get unfolded.


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