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Sachin: A Billion Dreams: Tendulkar meets PM Narendra Modi, gets an inspiring message; check pics

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Fri May 19 2017, 3:31 pm
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    Former Indian batsman and one of the living legends of the sport, Sachin Tendulkar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning and briefed him about his upcoming biopic ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’. Directed by James Erskine, Sachin: A Billion Dreams depicts the journey of former Indian batsman from a young age to living his biggest dream of lifting the World Cup. After his meeting, Sachin posted on Facebook, "Thank you for your inspiring message Narendra Modi ji 'Jo khele, Wahi khile!' Could not have agreed more. #SachinABillionDreams." He was accompanied by his wife Anjali Tendulkar to the meeting. The film is scheduled to release on May 26. Here are some pictures from the meeting:

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    1. "I was in Delhi so, I thought it would be nice to brief him about the movie. I told him what the movie is about and he was quite happy and gave me a positive feedback," Tendulkar told PTI after the meeting. (Source: Facebook)

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    2. The Prime Minister also posted on Twitter about the meet. "Had a very good meeting with @sachin_rt. His life journey & accomplishments make every Indian proud & inspire 1.25 billion people," he tweeted from his personal handle. (Source: Twitter)

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    3. "He told me that the film will not only inspire the next generation but through my highs and lows it will tell everyone that challenges are everywhere but that does not mean you surrender... you overcome those challenges and he said it applies to everyone in life," Sachin added after the meeting. (Facebook)

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    4. Sachin Tendulkar holds many cricketing records to his name. During his glorious career, he scored 15,921 runs in Tests including 51 centuries along with scoring 18,426 ODI runs that included 49 hundreds. (Facebook)

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    5. Making his debut against Pakistan in 1989, Sachin went on to become the first batsman to score 200 runs in an innings of a 50-over international match. He played his last match against West Indies in November 2013 at the Wankhede Stadium. (Facebook)

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