Yesterday, the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar along with music maestro A.R. Rahman launched the Sachin anthem- ‘Sachin Sachin’ from his upcoming biopic, Sachin- A Billion Dreams. The movie will showcase the life of Tendulkar and much more which is not known to his fans.
The chant ‘Sachin Sachin’ has become popular across the world and this man needs no other introduction! The legend himself got nostalgic after hearing the song and also shared his past experiences. Talking about the song, he said, "I never thought ‘Sachin Sachin’ would continue beyond my playing days. It has now gone to the theatres. I feel so happy."
Further when the host asked him if he remembers the first time his name ‘Sachin Sachin’ was chanted, he replied, "My mother would do that! I used to play downstairs in the building and I would not want to come home so that's when my mother would say 'Sachin... Sachin upar aa jao!"
Sweet, isn't it?
Talking about the anthem, the former cricketer further added, "It brings back all those memories. In the video, you see shots of practising in the rain- because in those days we didn't have indoor net facilities. The beauty was nothing could stop us from playing. Even in heavier rains, we would still go out and play. But coming back to the movie and talking about the memories that I relieved, it's simply magnificent and overwhelming. I was living by the mantra of looking towards the next match one after another."
Producer Ravi Bhagchandka also revealed that it was difficult to convince Sachin to make this movie as he (Sachin) is a private person. The producer also said that they had started the movie in the year 2012. When one of the journalists asked him if he was apprehensive on making this film since many sports based movies are being made now, to which Ravi said, "We had started in 2012 and that time there were no sports based movies. From last 2-3 years the movies are being made. So I don't think there was any apprehension, he is a unique subject."
Directed by James Erskine, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is set to hit the theatres on May 26, 2017. The film will release in five languages: English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.
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