A man who put India on the global map, a magic wielding willow that made us all believe that even we could be world beaters; Sachin Tendulkar’s contribution to the nation is humongous. His achievements on the cricket field have acted as a balm for so many Indians being caught up in the cobwebs this cruel, cruel world. The official trailer of Sachin: A Billion dreams is out and it promises to give a sneak peak into the life of arguably India’s most celebrated sporting figure.
Directed by James Erskine, the movie will depict the journey of Sachin’s career and is made in the form a documentary. Sachin plays himself in the movie and has everyone associated with him during his journey make some small appearance in the film.
Produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures, under the production house named 200 Not Out Productions, the movie is set to hit the theatres on 26 May 2017. Academy winner, AR Rehman has composed the music for the film.
Goosebumbps galore, the trailer showcases Sachin’s journey from Shivaji Park in Mumbai to becoming to lifting the World Cup at the Wankhede in 2011. Sachin himself recites his journey, with tid bits from his family members, where they say that ‘Cricket’ was always the number one priority for him.
MS Dhoni makes an appearance too, recalling memories from his childhood when he used watch Sachin bat.
“This film has helped me relive the important moments of my life through its making! I remain a private person but realised that there is much I have not revealed or spoken about, to those who have been instrumental to my life and career, especially my fans. I hope the film will be yet another avenue for fans who have showered their love and blessings on me, to cherish the journey that we undertook together for over 24 years.” said Tendulkar during today’s trailer release.
The trailer ends with an entire stadium reverberating with the chants of “Sachin, Sachin”, a memory that every Indian cricket fan lives on with.