MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Enters Rs 100 Cr club on 9th Day
On Saturday 8 October, MS Dhoni 9th Day Collection Crosses 100 Cr successfully. There was a small drop in the occupancy but the movie manages to stay decent.
The biopic of cricketer Dhoni has become another benchmark for its actor Sushant Singh Rajput's career. This is the first movie of Sushant earning 100 crores in his career. The actor had before that shown his interest in cricket in his first Bollywood film, Kai Po Che.
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film stars actors Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher , Disha Patani, and Bhumika Chawla. The move has entered its second week of release and after even after the release of Harshvardhan Kapoor-starer and Om Prakash Mehra’s Miryza, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is not affected and continues to pull the audience to the theaters.
The film revolves around the journey of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The film portrays Dhoni's struggle in life from working as a ticket collector with the Indian Railways to taking the cudgel of the captain of Indian cricket team and then leading to the Men in Blue to win the World Cup in 2011. It also nicely highlights the struggles and lot of lesser-known facts about the Indian skipper's life before he becomes a superstar in cricket. In fact, lead character Sushant Singh Rajput has done a stupendous performance. Sushant's portrayal of Dhoni has impressed the audience.
The day-wise breakup of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is: INR 21.3 crore (Friday), INR 20.6 crore (Saturday), INR 24.1 crore (Sunday), INR 8.51 crore (Monday), INR 7.52 crore (Tuesday), INR 6.6 crore (Wednesday), INR 5.50 crore (Thursday) and INR 4.07 crore (Friday, week 2), on 9th day box office collection earns a profit of INR5.10 crores .
The biopic film has now been made tax-free in Maharashtra. Before that the state government of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand had made the movie tax-free a few days back. He was born in Jharkhand.