Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni watch ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ with India teammates

first_imgThe Indian cricket team was treated to a special screening of Sachin Tendulkar’s biography, “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” in Mumbai.The special screening took place at a theater in Versova.The team leaves for England later tonight to defend the ICC Champions Trophy. Watch Video hereRevived some inexplicable memories today! Attended the premier of Sachin A Billion Dreams, it’s a great story by the great man @sachin_rt Bhuvneshwar Kumar (@BhuviOfficial) May 24, 2017At the masters premiere a billion dreams all the best @sachin_rt ? yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) May 24, 2017When one legend meets another, an iconic moment is created!#SachinPremiere #SachinABillionDreams #StayTuned for more updates! Sachin The Film (@SachinTheFilm) May 24, 2017The man who can stop time! @sachin_rt #SachinPremiere #SachinABillionDreams #StayTuned for more updates! Sachin The Film (@SachinTheFilm) May 24, 2017″Sachin: A Billion Dreams”, traces Tendulkar’s journey from a shy teenager to the most-followed cricket icon of the modern era. For 24 years from 1989 to 2013, Tendulkar carried the burden of a nation everytime he walked out on the field.(Tendulkar said he was “not going to act” when first approached for biopic )In the course of a surreal career, Tendulkar broke several records which included the first ODI double hundred by a male cricketer, most Test runs, most ODI hundreds, 100 international hundreds and 200 Test matches. (Sachin Tendulkar wants to dedicate ‘Sachin A Billion Dreams’ to father, brother ) Tendulkar, in an exclusive interview with India Today , had said fans would get to see various facets of his life hitherto unexplored in the public domain.advertisement”The audience will get to see my romance with Anjali (Tendulkar). How I met my wife and how we took it forward is part of film.”The biopic will show things that no one else had access to before. I had to speak with the whole family before coming out with this film. The most important objective is that the fans should have something to take back,” Tendulkar told India Today’s consulting editor Boria Majumdar in an exclusive chat.Tendulkar had played with several stars in the current team. Yuvraj Singh happens to be one of the Master Blaster’s closest friends and had dedicated the 2011 World Cup triumph to his hero after playing a starring role.MS Dhoni, who went on to achieve wild fame as skipper and batsman, made his India debut at a time when Tendulkar was already a legend.Virat Kohli, the current India captain and arguably the best batsman in the world, is a huge Tendulkar fan. The two batted together in a crucial partnership in an Asia Cup match against Pakistan in 2012. It eventually turned out to be Tendulkar’s last ODI.The Indian players, superstars in their own rights, were seen cheering for Tendulkar at the red carpet and were visibly excited to watch the movie.’Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ is all set to be released on May 26.(Photo Courtesy: Yogen Shah)last_img read more