Sachin Tendulkar’s docu-drama titled Sachin: A Billion Dreams has hit the theatres today, and ardent fans of the cricketing legend are frolicking to the theatres to witness his journey. The film, which was released in over 2400 screens in India and 400 screens overseas has opened to a decent occupancy of 40 percent. The other film that has released this week is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. So considering that there is no other major Bollywood release this week, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is expected to perform well over the weekend.

A grand premiere of Sachin: A Billion Dreams was held two days back, and it was attended by a galaxy of Bollywood celebrities. Aishwarya, Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Anushka Sharma along with boyfriend Virat Kohli among others 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.” You can read the full movie review of Sachin: A Billion Dreams right here.

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