Sachin Tendulkar May Find Watching His Movie An ‘Unsettling Experience’
The long-awaited film about Sachin Tendulkar’s life can keep all his fans hypnotized, but the former captain of India thinks it can be a “disturbing experience” to see his life on the big screen. The movie, ‘Sachin: Billion Dreams’, which will be released on Friday and the master batter already has a couple of butterflies in his stomach due to aspects of his personal life that are kept close to him suddenly for everyone See.
“I used to see myself on the big screen inside the stadium, not in a movie theater,” Tendulkar AFP said before Friday’s launch.
The docudrama directed by Emmy-nominated British director James Erskine took four years to track down Tendulkar’s life of aspiring cricket, possibly the best hitter of all time.
It features real-life footage including party clips and interviews with colleagues and family and today’s stars including Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
It uses the actors to recreate scenes of the childhood of 44 years in Mumbai.
Tendulkar, who has played 200 test matches and enjoys an almost divine status in the crazy cricket India, has given his consent for the biopic, but admitted that leaving the cameras in their family life did not come naturally.
“As a private person, I always thought I had to quit my bat talk, stay focused on the game and give all my energy out there,” he said in an interview.
“There are moments in the film personal and family photos. I know that fans want to see something more than they have in the last 24 years.
“No one knows what’s going on in my mind at the time, so I talked a lot about ups and downs and the line between myself, my family and fans,” he added.
Erskine, who has made several acclaimed sports films, insists that the docudrama will reveal new aspects of his life.
“You can know the statistics, it is possible to know how you played in some games, but you do not know what happens when you move in your house, your private life, your hopes, your dreams, your last and sorrows,” he said. The AFP.
“You know some of his family, except maybe his name. This movie is really human history, and while cricket is a big part of his life, it’s just a chapter,” added Mr. Erskine.