Sushant Singh Rajput, Reel MS Dhoni: When Sachin Tendulkar Mistook Sushant Singh Rajput for a Cricketer
Sushant Singh Rajput the young talented actor who died at the tender age of 34 was a brilliant exponent of hist art. His work ethics and dedication impressed a lot of people. One of the famous characters he played was of legendary Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. He played the role of former Indian captain in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. The movie became a super-hit and broke all records. In order to make the portrayal of legendary cricketer MS Dhoni close to real, Shushant underwent some intense training. His training was so intense that even the little master mistook him for a real cricketer.
When Sachin Tendulkar Mistook Sushant Singh Rajput for a Cricketer
The incidence took place in the year 2016 when Shushant Singh Rajput was preparing himself for the role of MS Dhoni. He was learning the aspects of the game under the guidance of former Chairman of Indian selector Kiran More. Sushant really put in lots of effort in his training and went to even learn the famous “Helicopter Shot” of MS Dhoni. The Little Master, Sachin Tendulkar saw Kiran More working with a young cricketer, however, he could not recognize the cricketer. Impressed by the work of the cricketer Sachin went on to ask More about the cricketer. Sachin Tendulkar went on to ask More for which team this cricketer plays for? Then Kiran More informed Sachin that He is Sushant Singh Rajput an actor working for MS Dhoni’s biopic.
That was a clear example of work ethics of Sushant Singh Rajput that even the Master Sachin Tendulkar mistook him for a real cricketer. Sachin posted a heartfelt tweet on June 14 on the sad demise of the young actor.
“Shocked and sad to hear about the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput. Such a young and talented actor. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP” tweeted Sachin.
It is a shocking moment for me personally, @itsSSR was someone whom I trained for the role as @msdhoni. I don't know how I or anyone who knows him will be able to recover from this shock, gone too soon my friend #SushantSinghRajput #RIPSushant
— Kiran More (@JockMore) June 14, 2020
Sushant Singh will be remembered for his work in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. He started his film career with film Kai Po Che which was based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel Three Mistakes of My Life. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story gave him the real recognition and made him a household face. His last film “Chhichhore” was a commercial hit and made more than 100 crore. Ironically the film was based on fighting the depression and keep the never die attitude. However, in real the actor was reported to be taking treatment for depression from past six months and finally succumbed to it. There was no suicide note recovered, policy is still investigating any angle of conspiracy.