Former cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may soon be seen on the big screen. Yes! You read that right!
Latest buzz has it that the cricket legend is all set to make his Bollywood debut in a Sanjay Dutt-starrer.
According to a Koimoi report, the movie is titled Doghouse and is being directed by Samir Karnik, whose last venture was the 2012 film Chaar Din Ki Chandni, starring Tusshar Kapoor, Anupam Kher and Om Puri in lead roles.
“Titled Doghouse, the film revolves around three underdogs and will have many big names in lead roles. While Sanju is locked, the filmmakers are still finalising the other pivotal characters”, a source was quoted as saying to Peepingmoon.
The reports further say that whle Sanjay Dutt has been finalised as one of the leading characters, Emraan Hashmi and Suniel Shetty have been approached too. As far as MS Dhoni’s role is concerned, it is reported that the cricketer will be seen in a cameo.
Doghouse is said to be a comic take on the Academy Awards-winning Hollywood crime thriller No Country For Old Men. Currently under pre-production stage, it is scheduled to go on floors early next year.
While there is no official confirmation about the film, it will definitely be very exciting to watch captain cool MS Dhoni grace the silver screen.
In 2016, a biopic on the cricket sensation titled M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was released, which managed to impress audience and critics alike. Sushant Singh Rajput played Dhoni to perfection and, the cricketer’s story was loved and appreciated by all.