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Sachin Tendulkar to make an appearance in Muralitharan’s biopic

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 31 July 2019, 17:12 IST

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will seen in Mutthiah Muralitharan’s biopic. This was unveiled by Sethumadhavan, the head of the Production, DAR motion pictures.

"Sachin was the World's best batsman and Murali was the world's best bowler and a major part of their cricketing career was running in parallel. Hence Sachin would also be showcased in the film,” he said.

While on the subject, Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run getter of all time in international cricket with 100 centuries. While on the other hand Mutthiah Muralitharan is the World’s highest wicket taker whose biopic is set to release next year.

"The film will not just talk about Murali's cricketing exploits but also about his personal journey, his family background, the influence of certain people in his life and also the political and cultural background prevailing in his era".

Arjuna Ranatunga, Aravinda De Silva, Roshan Mahanama, Sanath Jayasurya, Lasith Malinga, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Umpire Darrell Hair etc would also be featuring in the biopic.

Coincidentally, Muralitharan was no balled seven times by Australian Umpire Darrell Hair during the Boxing Day Test in 1995.

And not to forget, Muralitharan’s wife Medhi will also be seen in the film.

"Madhi is a big pillar of support to Murali and she has enriched her life in many ways. Hence her role in the film will be given enough prominence, showcasing her individuality, and asserting the kind of strong character that she is", the production said.




First published: 31 July 2019, 17:09 IST