MS Dhoni: The Untold Story enters 200 crore club
Published - Oct 16, 2016 8:41 am | Updated - Oct 16, 2016 8:41 am
‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ has broken into the 200 crore club after the producers Fox Star Studios revealed that the biopic has garnered Rs 204 crore at the box office globally. The film based on the life of India’s most successful skipper MS Dhoni has earned Rs 175.7 crore in India and did a business of Rs 29 crore overseas.
The biopic, which was released on 4500 screens, opened as second highest grossing movie of the year, registering 21.30 crores on day one of its release on September 30. The movie continued attracting the crowd in huge numbers collecting 20.60 crores and 24.10 crores which totalled to 66 cores in the first weekend.
The movie not only set the cash register ringing but was also well-received from fans and well as critics. The theaters turned into stadiums and people turned out for movie dressed in blue jerseys. They left the halls with a sense of satisfaction after relishing the journey of India’s most successful captain.
The film mainly focused on different episodes of Dhoni’s life, right from his childhood days to the moment he hit the famous six against Sri Lanka in the World Cup final to end India’s 28-year-old wait for glory. A lot of focus was also put on his relationships.
The performance of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who plays Dhoni in the movie, was hugely appreciated. Many rated this as his best performance so far. But a few also complained that it more details could have been infused in the film about his personal life.