As per a leading daily, Neeraj Pandey has finalized a movie on Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly been cast in the lead character. The story unveils the life of a youngster from Ranchi who scales great heights to win India its World Cup trophy.
Sources report that Sushant did meet Dhoni before he left for his New Zealand trip. The female lead of the movie has not been decided upon as yet. But close sources reveal that Shraddha Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are the most likely actors to be contacted for the character of Sakshi, Dhoni’s wife. At present, Sushant is hectic along with Dibaker Banerjee’s upcoming movie in which he plays the character of Byomkesh Bakshy.
As per sources, the young actor is extremely happy at being cast in the movie. Sources report that MS Dhoni had recognized the movie. Sushant is keen on doing the character and has been reportedly studying the cricketer’s actions and other facets of his character by viewing his matches and interviews.