Sushant Singh Rajput starrer MS Dhoni: The Untold Story has crossed the Rs 100-crore mark within 10 days of its release.
The movie is the third fastest to reach the Rs 100 crore mark. It is a biopic of Indian cricketer MS Dhoni and released in theatres on September 30.
The movie’s hindi version has collected Rs 99 crore with Tamil and Telugu versions helping it to score a century on the boxoffice.
Movie analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the success of the movie on Monday.
It saw one of the biggest openings this year. The movie collected Rs 21.30 crore on Friday (September 30), Rs 20.60 crore on Saturday (October 1) and Rs 24.10 crore on Sunday (October 2), earning Rs 66 crore in its opening weekend.
The film got from mixed to positive reviews from critics.
India Today’s Ananya Bhattacharya wrote, “Every time you have Dhoni hitting six after six in front of you, the theatre erupts in whistles and cheers. When India lifts the World Cup, you find people around you welling up, as you try and suppress the stray tear.”
The film features Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla, Kumud Mishra, Rajesh Sharma as supporting cast and Disha Patani’s Bollywood debut as Dhoni’s girlfriend.
Directed by Neeraj Pandey MS Dhoni: The Untold Story stays true to the the Ranchi boy who made it big. It traces the journey of the Indian captain from his childhood days as the son of a pump operator.