‘Who is this boy?’ – When Sachin Tendulkar was left impressed after watching Sushant Singh Rajput bat
The deplorable dying of Bollywood entertainer Sushant Singh Rajput left the whole nation in stun on Sunday. Sympathies poured in for the 34-year-old, who was discovered dead at his Bandra home. Sushant, who made his Bollywood debut with widely praised film Kai Po Che in 2013, won hearts of a huge number of fans with his depiction of previous Indian cricket crew commander MS Dhoni in his biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.
Sushant worked with previous India wicket-guardian batsman and administrator of national choice board of trustees Kiran More to become familiar with the stunt and exchanges of batting and wicket-keeping like Dhoni. Sushant put in a great deal of difficult work and commitment to make enchantment on the screen, attempting a portion of Dhoni’s subtleties flawlessly in the 2016 blockbuster which stays near the hearts of the fanatics of the late on-screen character and the World Cup-winning Indian commander the same.
More was given the duty by producers of the film to mentor Sushant and assist him with understanding Dhoni’s non-verbal communication and style of play in a superior manner. The previous wicket-guardian uncovered how Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was once left shocked in the wake of watching Sushant bat during a training meeting in Mumbai. Subsequent to watching Sushant bat, Sachin had enquired about him from More and said the on-screen character could have played proficient cricket in the event that he needed to.
“I recollect the second when Sachin Tendulkar was left dazed when he saw Sushant Singh batting. Sushant was chipping away at a biopic of MS Dhoni and I was asked by the chief Neeraj Pandey and the maker Arun Pandey to mentor him on wicketkeeping and batting. Half a month into the preparation, I recall Sushant rehearsing the acclaimed Helicopter shot of Dhoni. That is when Tendulkar went to the preparation ground at BKC Bandra, a Mumbai suburb,” More revealed to Indian Express.
“Tendulkar was viewing from the display and when I met him later, after training, he asked me, “who is this kid? He is batting so well. Itni achi batting kar rah hai!” I revealed to him that it’s the entertainer Sushant, who is getting ready for a biopic on Dhoni. Tendulkar was so stunned and stated, “he can play appropriate proficient cricket in the event that he needs to. He appears that great,” More included.