The biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most awaited films of the year. The fans of this successful Indian team cricketer are eagerly waiting to know not just about his journey in the field of cricket but even the shades of his personal life. Every successful human being has some past but what Dhoni went through in his 20s is a painful one. After all the pain he went through he did breakdown but made a strong comeback and made all of us proud. This particular story wouldn’t have been out in limelight if this biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story’ wouldn’t have been made. To play the titular role, Sushant Singh Rajput has been roped in and through him we’ll get to know about the past of the living legend that is not known to many.
When the announcement of ‘M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story’ was made, there was lot of curiosity amongst movie lovers and fans of Mahi to know what all would be shown on the silver screen. It was understood that Neeraj Pandey will bring forth about Mahi’s journey in the field of cricket but it there was lot more the fans were waiting to know and one was about his personal life – his relationship. The hint was clearly given through the song Kaun Tujhe. The song made it clear that the filmmaker will also bring forth the tragic incident that Mahi would never have thought would have happened. That one incident which took place in the year 2002 turned cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s life upside down. (ALSO READ: MS Dhoni The Untold Story song Besabriyaan: Sushant Singh Rajput shows Mahi’s journey in this soulful track)
We are speaking about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s relationship with Priyanka Jha. A true love story that is not known to many may be even to his die-hard fans. This particular love story will prove the phrase true that behind every successful man there is a woman. Priyanka Jha was not just Dhoni’s true love but she was even his strength. When Mahendra Singh Dhoni was in his early 20s, he met this girl named Priyanka Jha. He was gearing up to get a place in India XI and it was during that time he fell in love with Priyanka, reports Mumbai Mirror. It is said that the two had decided to spend the rest of their life with each other. (ALSO READ: MS Dhoni: The Untold Story song Kaun Tujhe: Sushant Singh Rajput & Disha Patani beautifully depicts Dhoni’s love life)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Priyanka Jha’s relationship was going strong and it was during that period when Mahi got selected for the India A squad to tour Zimbabwe and Kenya in 2003-2004.The wicketkeeper-batsman showed his skills on field and grabbed million eyeballs. The young lad who then desired to play for the country left everyone stunned by scoring 362 runs in six innings in the tri-nation tournament. That way Dhoni caught the attention of then Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and interim coach Ravi Shastri, who took the young lad in the ODI squad that toured Bangladesh in 2004. Little did Mahi know that in between touring and grabbing everyone’s attention in cricket field, many things back in his personal life had changed that was unknown to him. (ALSO READ: MS Dhoni: The Untold Story song Jab Tak: Sushant Singh Rajput & Kiara Advani song depicts how Dhoni & wife Sakshi fell in love!)
The man who was making everyone proud was not even aware that he lost the person who was close to his heart, his strength, his everything – Priyanka Jha. Yes, Mahendra Singh Dhoni who had decided to spend the rest of his life with his ladylove Priyanka Jha, she had passed away in a tragic accident in the year 2002. It was after Mahi returned home post tournament he got to know that Priyanka could not survive the injuries. Mahi brokedown, his dreams of marrying his first love just ended and that too in the most disastrous way. It took him a long time to get back on track but after that the determined Dhoni started making and breaking all records. (ALSO READ: Didn’t want to be made into hero: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on his biopic ‘MS Dhoni’)
In the year 2010, on July 4 Mahendra Singh Dhoni tied the knot with Sakshi Singh Rawat. They have a cute baby girl named Ziva. But it is said Captain Cool could never forget Priyanka Jha and the moments he shared with her. To show this untold story, it is said that director Neeraj Pandey did take Dhoni’s permission to which he even agreed. In the film Disha Patani would be portraying the role of Dhoni’s late girlfriend Priyanka Jha and Kiara Advani will play the role Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Singh Rawat. The movie is all set to hit the silver screens on September 30.