Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him on his upcoming movie, ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’. The movie is a documentary biopic of the great man that will also feature him. Sachin: A Billion Dreams is scheduled to release on May 26, 2017. The movie is reportedly different for that of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Earlier yesterday, Sachin Tendulkar spoke to CNN News18 and said that the movie had everything in it, not only on the highs of his career but also the lows. He said that movie depicts his thought processes and the hard work and the journeys the team took to win the World Cup 2011. Tendulkar says that in the movie, he has revealed what went through his mind during the lowest point of his career.
The movie will also be talking about the match fixing saga of Indian cricket. In the trailer of the film, the viewers could see fan mobs burning effigies of the players and peltings stones at their houses. Sachin also speaks about achieving his dream of lifting the World Cup and says that he had to wait 22 years for the goal to be achieved, There were 5 World Cups in between, he added. “Not just me, but the whole team was working together towards achieving that dream”, Tendulkar said.
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The trailer also shows Sachin’s wife Anjali Tendulkar speaking about everything in his life came second after cricket and how he could not sleep when the team did not perform well. On being asked if he would have liked to be more detached, Sachin said that he would have never done that. Sachin said that he love the game and wanted to perform for the billions and when he couldn’t he would get restless. He said that he was glad that the bad performances hurt as they motivated him to do something the next time he went on the field.