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It gets real for Sachin

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Thousands of cricket fans in the country have been awaiting their favourite cricketer journey on the big screen. So to give his fans the authentic feel,  Sachin: A Billion dreams documentary was shot on real location.

A lot of hard work has undergone into the making of the film. The makers had seen 10,000 hours of archived footage to do some research for the film. Not just this but they have also shot some of the scenes on real locations to keep the authenticity of the movie.

The part with the kid portraying young Sachin has been shot has been shot at real locations like Shivaji park, and in Sachin’s Dadar apartment which is – Sahitya Sahawas Housing Society.


A source close to the film says, “The colony that has been featured is Sachin’s real colony and Sachin’s real house. It’s the cricketer’s house in Dadar, SahityaSahawas housing society”

The film is a biopic based on the god of cricket Sachin Tendulkar. Produced by Ravi Bhagchandka of 200 Not Out and ShrikantBhasi of Carnival Motion Pictures, and helmed by Emmy-nominated James Erskine, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is all set to release on 26th May 2017.