M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story Movie Review & Rating - Little secrets in the big screens with engaging screenplay

M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story Movie Review

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biopic of our Indian cricketer and captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sushant Singh Rajput in the forefront, this flick is releasing today in the theatres. Neeraj Pandey has written the story and screenplay along with Dilip Jha. To know more about this biographical film, read our review below.

Release date: 30 Sep 2016Genre: Sports, Biography
Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Disha Patani, Bhumika Chawla, Anupam Kher and many othersWritten & Director by Neeraj Pandey
Music by Amal Mallik, Rochak KohliCinematography Santosh Thundiiayil
Edited by Shree Narayan SinghProduction company Fox Star Studios, Friday Filmworks, Inspired Entertainments
Distributed by Fox Star StudiosRuntime: 185 Minutes
Language Hindi CBFC Rating 'U'

Quick Glance

What's great?

  • Arrow Icon Engaging screenplay.

  • Arrow Icon Cinematography is scintillating.

  • Arrow Icon Sushant Singh Rajput gives a brilliant performance.

  • Arrow Icon Supporting actors have given their best performance.

  • Arrow Icon Sanjoy Chowdhury's background score goes in par with the film.

  • Arrow Icon Editing is neat and crisp.

What's not?

  • Arrow Icon VFX is a let down, it could have been better.

  • Arrow Icon Lengthy and drags a bit.

The Cast

The entire cast in this biopic have given their best performance. Talking about the individual performances Sushant who plays the role of Dhoni, has given a brilliant performance and this is the major highlight of this film and this also keeps the biopic intact. He steals the show and it is his career best performance.

About the supporting actors performance everyone has given their best. Disha Patani and Kiara Advani have give a wonderful and neat performance. Anupam Kher's role is worth mentioning, he has given a top notch performance.

The Team

This film is Technically brilliant. The screenplay, cinematography, editing, music everything has been taken care very effectively and has been delivered well. The screenplay of this biopic holds the film tight and keeps us engaging throughout. Many untold secrets of Dhoni's life has been revealed and it makes this biopic interesting to watch.

Though it is lengthy, this biopic dint fail to keep the audience entertained. Sanjoy's bgm and the soulful songs by Amaal Mallik and Rochak Kohli provides a good run for the film.

Cinematography is brilliant and is one of the highlight in this flick. Editing is neat and crisp and it keeps us engaging throughout. VFX looks amateur and it is a let down.

Bottom line - Interesting and one of the best biopic. Engaging screenplay and technically brilliant.

Certified Fresh - YES!

Stars - 4/5

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