Mumbai–Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who essays Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a Bollywood biopic on the Indian cricket team captain’s life, has hailed him as one of the “best sports mind and a great person”.
Sushant has stepped into Dhoni’s shoes for the upcoming biopic “M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story”. After India’s win against Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 tournament, Sushant took to Twitter, saying that making even over a 100 films on the Indian cricket legend is “still not enough”.
“We can make 100 films on you and it will still not be enough. You are one of the best sports mind ever and a great person. We love u MS,” Sushant tweeted on Thursday.
The biopic is directed by Neeraj Pandey.
For the film, Sushant was trained by former Indian wicketkeeper Kiran More, and he reportedly injured his ribs while practicing the cricketer’s signature ‘helicopter’ shot.
Produced by Fox Star Studios, the film, releasing on September 2, also stars Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher and Herry Tangri.