Sachin: A Billion Dreams which tells the story of ‘God of Cricket’ Sachin Tendulkar’s life journey has been generating positive buzz ever since its trailer hit the internet a few weeks ago. The biographical film has been written and directed by award-winning filmmaker James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions. Set to hit screens on May 26, 2017, the film promises to take us inside the life of Sachin Tendulkar – on and off the cricket pitch. The sports star is nothing less than a phenomenon on the world cricket scene and the film aims at unveiling the lesser-known aspects of his life for all his fans!
Apart from Sachin, the film also stars Anjali Tendulkar (wife), Sara Tendulkar (daughter) and Arjun Tendulkar (son) who share anecdotes from their life. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virender Sehwag play themselves in their cameo. (ALSO READ: Sachin: A Billion Dreams grand premiere: Bachchans, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan grace the occasion!)
India.com movie reviewer Smrity Sharma is watching the film right now and here’s her take on the first half of Sachin: A Billion Dreams.
Smrity says, “As promised in the trailer, the film introduces us to some unseen, unknown aspects of Sachin Tendulkar’s personal as well as professional life. While most are aware of the milestones of his professional journey, the film touches on some personal details that helps you to know the sports star a lot better. Right from the moment when the seed to become a cricketer was sowed in his heart to the one when he turned his dream into ambition and never looked back – Sachin A Billion Dreams captures the legend’s life story on canvas in an engaging way. (ALSO READ: Sachin Tendulkar can’t wait to watch Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch!)
“The first half of the film keeps you gripped and takes you back to all the adrenaline rushing moments where Sachin went on to make history. Till the intermission, the film has established him as the star and made us a part of all his happy and devastating moments – both on and off the pitch. But there is more to Sachin’s life and story and the way the film flows, it keeps you waiting for more. May be we are up to know about the controversies next?”
Watch the trailer of Sachin: A Billion Dreams below:
Stay tuned to India.com for the full movie review!