Thirty minutes into Sachin: A Billion Dreams, you start wondering why on earth are you watching this film in a theatre. This film is such a treat for the fans of Sachin Tendulkar and cricket that it needs to be watched while relaxing in a sports lounge of a medium. It is laced with great storytelling, amazing real time footage, a sneak peek into Sachin Tendulkar’s life.
The first time Sachin hits a shot in the film is a glorious glorious moment, it is paired with AR Rahman’s anthem, and if you are not a Sachin fan, this will convert you into one. This is not a movie, you won’t enjoy your popcorn and samosa while watching it. Sachin’s story as told in this docu-drama is just as it is in real life — it is made up of hard work and perseverance. Sachin’s life within 22 yards, in 24 years, is truly wonderfully presented in this movie, Sachin: A Billion Dream.
The first half of the film keeps you gripped and takes you back to all the adrenaline rushing moments where Sachin went on to make history. Till the intermission, the film has established him as the star and made us a part of all his happy and devastating moments – both on and off the pitch. But there is more to Sachin’s life and story and the way the film flows, it keeps you waiting for more. May be we are up to know about the controversies next?
The biographical film has been written and directed by award-winning filmmaker James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions. Set to hit screens on May 26, 2017, the film promises to take us inside the life of Sachin Tendulkar – on and off the cricket pitch.