A Wednesday Neeraj Pandey is believed to be directing an official biopic on Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sushant Singh Rajput is confirmed to play the role of the Mr. Cool captain of Indian cricket. The young actor is already believed to be working on picking up the mannerisms, body language of the cricketer. He has had some interactions with Modi too in the recent times. The story will also have a portion dedicated to Dhoni’s wife, Sakshi, who might be played by Deepika Padukone or Shraddha Kapoor, sources say.
“Dhoni has already given his go ahead to the film. Even as Sushant is shooting for Dibakar’s film, he is studying Dhoni’s mannerisms as much as possible through his interviews and match clippings. In fact, he has also visited Ranchi and interacted with the locals as part of his preparation,” mentioned a person aware of the happenings.
The film is to be shot in Jharkhand, other locations in India, South Africa, London etc.