All the hard work on and off the field has paid off for Sushant Singh Rajput who saw his film, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story opening to smash records during the first week. Evidently thrilled at the response to his film, the actor says, “It’s all because of Dhoni’s amazing reach and popularity. I’ve never seen this kind of response for any of my other films.”
He is also being praised by Bollywood celebrities after watching the movie. Rishi Kapoor is one of them.
Rishi Kapoor has praised the biopic and said the film’s lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput has done a great job. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a story about India’s most popular cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sushant plays the title role in the film directed by Neeraj Pandey.
“Saw film Dhoni. Sushant was totally Dhoni! All characters did well. And the two new girls are sure stars in the making. Director… splendid job,” Rishi tweeted on Sunday morning. Produced by Fox Star Studios and Arun Pandey of Inspired Entertainment, the film also features Kiara Advani, Disha Patani and Anupam Kher in pivotal roles.
Earlier, Suriya also appreciated Sushant’s performance. Meanwhile, the movie has been declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh. The biopic was also made tax free in Dhoni’s home state, Jharkhand.
“We are extremely thrilled and thankful to the government of Uttar Pradesh and the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for giving the film tax-free status. It is an overwhelming feeling to be seeing this biopic of Mahi’s life getting such recognition,” Arun Pandey, the producer of the movie said in a statement.