Sachin Tendulkar releases poster of upcoming biopic


India’s cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar, on Monday unveiled the teaser poster ofhis upcoming biopic “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” in Mumbai.

Directed by award-winning British director James Erskine, Tendulkar will be making his acting debut with this movie.

The poster, as reported by PTI, shows Sachin walking on the field carrying his bat and with pads on. “55 Days of training. One pair of trousers. The Sachin story,” reads the caption on the poster.

The film’s teaser is scheduled to be out 14 April.

Taking to Twitter to share the first look of the film, Sachin wrote, “Thank you for all the love and support over the years! Watch the #SRTteaseron14thApril at 1 PM on @SachinTheFilm.”

The look was also shared by the official Twitter handle of the movie.

“The journey has begun. Presenting the teaser poster of #SachinTheFilm. Get ready for #SRTteaseron14thApril at 1 PM.”

A Mumbai-based production company 200NotOut has helmed the movie.

The retired batsman, who played an astonishing 200 Tests and scored 100 centuries across all three formats of the game, retired in 2013. He scored 34,357 runs played in the 664 international matches that he played.

Awarded India’s highest civilian honour the Bharat Ratna last year, Tendulkar is a sitting Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament.