Bollywood & sports fraternity praise ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' trailer

It is not even 24 hours, but the trailer of ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' has already received over 30 lakh hits on Youtube. The trailer was attached with Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Rustom’ and Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro’, which released today.

The trailer of the biopic on Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was also unveiled by the cricketer himself, along with Sushant Singh Rajput who essays his character in the film, in Punjab’s Jalandhar, Delhi and Mumbai.

Celebrities, cricket fans and movie buffs alike have appreciated the trailer of the much awaited film and have applauded the Shusant Singh starrer on social media.

Kriti Sanon, who is paired opposite Sushant in upcoming film ‘Rabtaa’ praised her co-stars performance in the movie and tweeted, "#MSDhoniTrailer Gave me goosebumps!@itsSSR U seem to hav lived the character, nt played it! Loved it @msdhoni." Kriti and Sushant are rumoured to be dating each other, although both have denied it.

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur wrote, "Maybe it’s just my love for cricket. Or my love for India. Or for Sushant Singh Rajput But I loved the #DhoniTrailer.”  

Former Test captain Anil Kumble, who is currently the coach of the Indian cricket team tweeted, “Look forward @msdhoni.” Dhoni’s team mate Shikhar Dhawan wrote, "Loved the Trailer Dhoni bhai @msdhoni . Its gonna be bombastic and classy like you!!!looking forward to watch it, Ruuh khush ho gayi!!"

"This should be really interesting. The trailer of the Dhoni film. Especially given how private he's been," tweeted cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle. Actor and television presenter Gaurav Kapoor, who hosts the pre-match IPL show, said he can’t wait to watch the film. “Wow! Just wow! What an amazing trailer for MS Dhoni. And @itsSSR has channeled MS flawlessly. Can't wait to see it. Kudos Neeraj!"

Singer-composer Amaal Mallik also commended the trailer and wrote, “What a trailer of @msdhoni's biopic."

Directed by Neeraj Pandey and co-produced by Co-produced by Fox Star Studios and and Rhiti Sports, the company which manages the cricketer, ‘MS Dhoni – The Untold Story’ tells the story of the cricketer’s struggle and his meteoric rise in the sport.

Also starring Anupam Kher, Kiara Advani and Bhoomika Chawla among others, the biopic is scheduled to hit screens on September 30.

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story