May 26 is going to be the date when the most-awaited film on Sachin Tendulkar – ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ – is set for release.
The date was announced by the legendary Indian batsman via a tweet on Monday. “The answer to the question that everyone’s asking me is here. Mark your calendars and save the date. @SachinTheFilm releases 26.05.17,” Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 13, 2017
With movies based on sports or sportspersons ranking in big moolah on the big screens, it remains to be seen whether the movie on Sachin Tendulkar managed to break all records — just like how he shattered all records with his bat.
Sachin Tendulkar’s will the third movie based on an Indian cricketer after ‘Azhar’ and ‘MS Dhoni – the untold story’.
Sports movies have been a theme in Bollywood of late which is garnering huge success. It all started with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, a movie based on legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh. There have been a couple of movies on wrestling like Sultan and Dangal. Amir Khan-starrer Dangal was based on the life story of Phogat sisters.