Rishi Kapoor has praised the biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and said the film’s lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput has done a good job. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a story about India’s best-known cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sushant plays the title role in the film, directed by Neeraj Pandey.
“Saw film Dhoni. Sushant was totally Dhoni! All characters did well. And the two new girls are sure stars in the making. Director… splendid job,” Rishi tweeted on Sunday morning. Produced by Fox Star Studios and Arun Pandey of Inspired Entertainment, the film also features Kiara Advani, Disha Patani and Anupam Kher in pivotal roles.
Earlier, Suriya also appreciated Sushant’s performance. Meanwhile, the movie has been declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh. The biopic was also made tax free in Dhoni’s home state, Jharkhand.
“We are extremely thrilled and thankful to the government of Uttar Pradesh and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for giving the film tax-free status. It is an overwhelming feeling to be seeing this biopic of Mahi’s life getting such recognition,” Arun Pandey, the producer of the movie said in a statement.
Saw film"Dhoni". Sushant was totally Dhoni! All characters did good.And the two new girls are sure stars in the making.Director splendid job
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) October 2, 2016
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the biopic shows the journey of the ace cricketer. Produced by Fox Star Studios and Arun Pandey (Inspired Entertainment), the film features Sushant in the titular role, Kiara Advani as Sakshi Dhoni in addition to Disha Patani and Anupam Kher in pivotal roles.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, which has hit the screens on Friday, has garnered positive reviews from critics and viewers, while Dhoni himself is stunned the way Sushant Singh Rajput has pulled off the role.