Sachin: A Billion Dreams: As the movie made on the life of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ was released last Friday, it has given opportunity to millions of his fans, his teammates from then and current Indian team to have a look at his life. Several cricketers have praised the film. Another such name, brought out a really touching emotional angle with the ‘Little Master’, and it is one of his earliest associates, an Indian Express report said.
Both had put up a record breaking 664 runs partnership in school, while playing for Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier’s High School in the Harris Shield semi-final at Azad Maidan at Bombay, which is now Mumbai.
During their stand, while Sachin Tendulkar slammed 326, he was surpassed by his friend Vinod Kambli, who made 349 for the stand which stood unbeaten for long. Their heroics have been brought to the silver screen in the movie. The biopic also highlighted the plight of the bowlers who were smacked all around parks of the iconic Maidan, the paper said further.
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Vinod Kambli, himself a former India cricketer, shared a candid picture along with Sachin Tendulkar on his Twitter account, writing, “@sachin_rt .Dear Master Blaster.I Love You.” The movie shows glimpse of key moments in the Little Master’s professional cricket career and personal life. It also showed his daily travel to-and-fro practices in local trains and difficulties with carrying a kit.
‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ has collected Rs 17 crores in the first two days of its release, as per Indian Express.
The film has been directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka Carnival Motion Pictures. Music has been given by AR Rahman.