Rajinikanth wishes Sachin Tendulkar best wishes for his film 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'
Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday extended his wishes to former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for his upcoming biographical documentary Sachin: A Billion Dreams.
"Dear Sachin. My best wishes for the success of Sachin: A Billion Dreams. God bless," Rajinikanth tweeted.
Dear @sachin_rt , my best wishes for the success of 'Sachin ... a billion dreams'. God bless.
— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) April 18, 2017
Directed by James Erskine, the film is slated for theatrical release on May 26.
The film, which features Sachin himself, captures the Little Master's cricket and personal life in substantial detail, which shedding light on some never heard aspects of his life.
Produced by 200 NotOut Productions, the movie has music by double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman.
The film's trailer was released last week and was well received.
The producer of the biopic on Sachin Tendulkar, in which the cricketer will play himself, said that it took some convincing before the former legendary cricketer agreed to go ahead with the project.
"It took me a little time to convince him the first time I told him about this project," said Ravi Bhagchandka, who is making the biopic.
The film promises to show people aspects of Sachin's life no one has ever heard of.
"We want to re-live his memories. We want to re-live all the high points, all the matches that he won for India and his career," Bhagchandka told CNN-IBN in an interview.
(With inputs from agencies)