M S Dhoni: The Untold Story is 2016 Hindi film, based on the life of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The film featured Sushant in the lead role while he was supported by an enviable cast of Anupam Kher, Kumud Mishra, Disha Patani and Kiara Advani. The film was the fifth highest grossing Bollywood film of that year.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s career took a major turn when he played the role of MS Dhoni in his biopic. He played his role with utmost conviction and won accolades. The film turned blockbuster at the box office earning Rs. 220 crore.
Still from the film:
The new set of news confirms Sushant’s comeback as the Indian cricketer in the sequel of the biopic. The second instalment will focus on Dhoni’s life after the major win of 2011 world cup and will dig deeper into his personal life as well.
A source close to the actor revealed:
"There is the thrilling win against Bangalore at the T20 this year (Dhoni was captain of the winning team Chennai Super Kings) that can be depicted in the film. Apart from that, India's steady run, up to the semi-finals, at the 2015 World Cup will find a place in the narrative."
According to the source, Dhoni would be involved in scripting process just like the first installment. The first installment was directed by Neeraj Pandey but the director for the second installment has not been decided yet.
The film is expected to go on floors next year and will reportedly be produced by Ronnie Screwvala's RSVP Films.