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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Critic Rating

6.3

36 Reviews
29 Ratings
86%
in favor

Audience Rating

8.2
19 Reviews
32 Ratings

Movie Info

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Writer

Language

Hindi

Synopsis

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is an Indian biographical film, based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current ODI and T20I captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Wikipedia

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Reviews

6

So even though your head knows this is far from a no-holds-barred, warts-and-all biopic, your heart is happy to settle. Much of the credit for that must go to the finely executed cricket scenes, and to the film’s terrific ensemble of actors led by Sushant Singh Rajput who does some of his best work here.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

4

Despite Sushant Singh Rajput and rest of the cast's efforts, the film fails because it is not Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biography, it is his hagiography.

Raja Sen
Rediff

7

The film doesn't challenge our perception as much as amiably pat it into place, yet -- thanks largely to a remarkably committed performance by the leading man -- the film scores like a champ.

The film is a must watch for every cricket lover because it aptly tells the tale of an extraordinary man. The struggles are real and so is Sushant's acting. There isn't any shocking revelation, just inspiration and determination of a born talent who along with right people by his side, became the legendary captain.

Rohit Vats
Hindustan Times

6

Our heroes are generally virtuous, but a biopic also needs objectivity. The director has silver-wrapped the facts that are mostly known.But, you have to give to Pandey to keep it intriguing enough for you to get hooked throughout the three hours. Unquestionably entertaining. Also, it’s the role of a lifetime for Sushant, and he has aced it.

Mehul S Thakkar
Deccan Chronicle

7

The movie ends on a high with Dhoni’s six at Wankhede stadium and it does give you goosebumps. Tight screenplay and good performances makes this one a good watch.

The film plays out less like an engaging life story than an in-your-face big-screen advertorial. Only the very gullible or the very generous would be inclined to take M S Dhoni - The Untold Story as anything more than an image management company's attempt to bolster and extend the power of a lucrative brand that is nearing the end of its currency.

Renuka Vyavahare
Times Of India

7

As a full-fledged biopic, this one-dimensional approach towards the lead character leaves you a tad discontented. But since you see the film through Dhoni’s eyes, it’s justified as one rarely sees faults in oneself. Nonetheless, this cricket movie hits sufficient sixes making the ‘Dhoni Dhoni’ chants reverberate in the theatre.

For a film that starts off so well, “M S Dhoni: The Untold Story” is unable to achieve what its subject has made an art out of - finishing off in style.

Sarita Tanwar
DNA India

8

Watch it if you love cricket. Watch it if you love movies. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story leaves you with a high that only a winning match can give you.

6

Dhoni's biopic is an exercise in eulogising the cricketer, telling people how great this man is. Over a span of more than three hours, the greatness of Dhoni plays in front of you.

M.S.Dhoni -The Untold Story is certainly a must-watch if you’re a fan of Indian cricket. Get to know the man behind the composed, confident, match-finisher of Indian cricket team.

...hits it out of the park with a huge six on the account of its engaging narrative and a brilliant screenplay. In a nation where Bollywood and cricket are considered as religion, the amalgamation of both will work wonders at the Box-Office, setting new records. Don’t miss it for anything in the world. O-U-T-S-T-A-N-D-I-N-G.

There are most definitely some moments that will give you goose bumps and the Dhoni’s frustration often tugs at your heartstrings. But this story – the tale of one of India’s favourite sons – could have been much more.

6

...is a long film but it does well to both entertain and engage its audience despite its length. While it may not draw on major insights into Dhoni's cricketing career, it does make for a compelling story through his personal life. If you ever wanted to get up close and personal with MS Dhoni the person, this is the film to watch. Its a solid biopic, one that makes a true hero out of its subject.

6

It is not a bad movie by all means but it's a miss opportunity to score a significant mark in the world of Indian biopic on screen, looking at the caliber of Pandey as a film maker and potential of MS Dhoni as an inspirational sports phenomenon. Watch it for the love of the game if nothing else.

Audience Reviews for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    57 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    9

    wow beutiful life story,enjoy alot

    July 24, 17
  • Saheb Abdullah
    Saheb Abdullah
    82 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    7

    Sushant does a great job so as Neeraj in this lengthy biopic

    November 26, 16
  • Pranay Jalvi
    Pranay Jalvi
    39 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    7

    Movie succeeds in portraying Dhoni's story

    The film is a must watch for every cricket lover because it aptly tells the tale of an extraordinary man. The struggles are real and so is Sushant's acting. There isn't any shocking revelation, just inspiration and determination of a born talent who along with right people by his side, became the legendary captain.You have to give credit to Neeraj Pandey to keep it intriguing enough for you to get hooked throughout the three hours. Although it could have focused more on Dhoni's rise through the years instead of his personal life, but that doesn't let the movie down.Tight screenplay and good performances makes this one a good watch. I go with 3.5/5 for Dhoni's biopic directed by Neeraj Pandey.

    November 20, 16
  • Lasit Roy
    Lasit Roy
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    4

    ☆☆/5

    Well, I'm not a cricket fan but I'm being liberal here. The Untold Stories has nothing much to flash lights on Dhoni's character. A biopic on a famous Indian cricketer M.S. Dhoni. The Untold Stories are not enough to complete his biopic. The cricket background is good, credit goes to Neeraj Pandey for this but as a whole I can say, not a satisfied biopic of a sport person. Anupam Kher played his role of a typical Indian father who is always concerned for wellbeing of his son M.S. Dhoni. Loved his performance. The leading man, Rajput is good as well playing Dhoni. Average.

    October 06, 16