Sachin Tendulkar‘s docu-drama titled Sachin: A Billion Dreams hit the theatres this Friday and has been winning hearts. Ardent fans of the cricketing legend have been frolicking to the theatres to watch the film, which chronicles his journey. Sachin: A Billion Dreams, which was released in over 2400 screens in India and 400 screens overseas opened to a decent occupancy of 40 percent and therefore went on to make Rs 8.40 crore on the first day. The docu-drama showed an upward trend on the second day, as it collected Rs 9.20 crore at the box office. The film now stands at a total of Rs 17.60 crore at the domestic box office. Since there was no other major Hindi film release, Sachin: A Billion Dreams has managed to rake in good moolah in two days.

A grand premiere was held for Sachin: A Billion Dreams just two days before it hit the theatres. A galaxy of Bollywood celebs like Amitabh, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Kriti Sanon, Sushant Singh Rajput, Anushka Sharma along with Virat Kohli, John Abraham, Anil Kapoor along with the whole Indian cricket team attended the premiere. ALSO READSachin A Billion Dreams SPOILER ALERT: 5 secrets we learnt about Sachin Tendulkar after watching the film

India.com film critic, Smrity Sharma watched the film and here’s what she had to say about it. “It is interesting to note here that the director doesn’t make it an exasperating affair by abrupt flashbacks or sudden shifts between the highs and lows of Sachin’s journey as a cricketer and the present day Sachin Tendulkar – the legend as we know him. The film flows smoothly from one milestone to the next, keeping you gripped and entertained. A fan or not – Sachin: A Billion Dreams is a must watch for every Indian. It will inspire you to chase your dreams and fill your heart with immense pride.” Read the full review of Sachin: A Billion Dreams right here.

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