Neeraj Pandey’s M S Dhoni: An Untold Story opens with a story that has been told a thousand times. The Indian cricket captain walks out to bat in the final of the 2011 World Cup, bails his team out of trouble and hits the winning runs.
MS Dhoni – The Untold Story earns Rs 112 crore since its release on September 30, becoming the biggest earning biopic in Indian cinema, claim its makers.
Produced by Fox Star Studios and Arun Pandey of Inspired Entertainment, the film, directed by Neeraj Pandey, narrates Dhoni’s journey from the lanes of Ranchi to his becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team.
It collected Rs 3.40 crore on Monday (October 10), taking the total to Rs 112.70 crore.
Vijay Singh, CEO Fox Star Studios, said in a statement: “MS Dhoni – The Untold Story is now the highest earning biopic ever made (in Indian cinema). This goes to show the love people have for Mahi and how they have been discovered, adopted and promoted the film.
“We are truly humbled with the response from his fans, cricket lovers and movie audiences alike.”