MS Dhoni: The Untold Story: Sushant Singh Rajput swings bat in new poster

The makers of upcoming biopic ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ have released a new poster of the film featuring Sushant Singh Rajput who essays the role of Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

The poster features Sushant swinging his bat on the field in a packed stadium. He is wearing team India’s blue jersey trousers and geared with leg-guards, gloves and helmet. The poster comes with the tag line, ‘The man you know... The journey you don't’.

The ‘Kai Po Che’ actor undergone rigorous physical training to authentically portray the cricketer on celluloid. He had even injured himself while practising the helicopter shot that Dhoni is famous for.

The trailer of the film will be out on August 12 and will also be attached with Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’ and Akshay Kumar’s ‘Rustom’ which are releasing on the same day. The first poster of the film, followed by a 48-second teaser video was released in March during the T20 World Cup tournament.

‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ also features Kiara Advani as Dhoni’s wife Sakshi, while veteran actor Anupam Kher will play the cricketer’s father. Actor Herry Tangri, who has a striking resemblance with Dhoni’s team mate Yuvraj Singh will play the role of the all-rounder. Actress Bhumika Chawla of 'Tere Naam' fame and Tiger Shroff's alleged girlfriend Disha Patani are also a part of the cast. Dhoni’s good friend John Abraham will also reportedly, have a guest appearance.

Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the movie is slated to release on September 30.

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story