Sachin Tendulkar did not charge a penny for the film based on his life, ‘Sachin: A billion dreams’.
After the biopic of fresh captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni opened to a thunderous response at the box office, now is the time for the biopic Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, most respected and widely followed, to hit the big screen the athlete.Sachin
Sachin, who had begun his career as cricket at the advanced age of 16, is a humble man with a heart of gold. Unlike Dhoni, who was paid handsomely for his biopic ‘M S Dhoni: The Untold Story’, Sachin was happy to give intimate details of his glorious life without charging any fee for it. A source close to Tendulkar could not have said that Sachin ‘dream of taking the money’.
The source said: “The film is produced by friend of Ravi Sachin Sachin Bhagchandka dream could not collect any money from it.”.
Sachin not only said yes to this film, the Master Blaster went out of his way to persuade his son, Arjun Tendulkar to play the youngest of him in his biopic version.
The source added, “Not only Sachin agree to open up about his life experiences to the team, he also convinced his young son to play Sachin on screen.”
The movie trailer was released on YouTube on April 14 this year. So far, four posters have been released and only the teaser has been viewed more than 5 million times.
Here are some of the signs of the biopic yet-to-be released legend: