Audience reaction to Sachin A Billion Dreams

Sachin: A Billion Dreams, the documentary on the life of the Master Blaster has released in cinema halls worldwide today and theaters all over are roaring with Sachin fans, turning halls into mini stadiums. Directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions, the biopic is a docu-feature on the ‘God of Indian cricket’. The initial audience reaction to the film has been filled with pride, nostalgia and reverence.

Let’s take a look at some of the audience reactions, who managed to catch the film first day first show.

-This sentimental reaction to the film is sure to move you. One unanimous point of agreement among the audience so far is the appreciation for the film’s honest documentary narrative without the need for any added spice and drama.

  • One viewer had an interesting comparison to make and quite an accurate one.

-Sachin: A Billion Dreams was shot simultaneously in Hindi, Marathi and English, but the film released with tamil and telugu dubbed versions too. Here is a reaction from a telugu viewer.

  • Some fans refused to review this experience, stating that the film was meant to relive the special memories Sachin has given the country over the span of his 24 year career.

  • The famous sand-art artist Sudarshan Pattnaik sent his good wishes through twitter. He wrote, “You have already won billion hearts, Sachin. Good wishes for #SachinABillionDreams through my SandArt at #Chennai beach.”

— Yes, it got difficult to not let the emotions out.

-When Indians residing abroad couldn’t wait to catch their idol on screen. One such fan shares, “Booked a full screen just 2 play your journey at midnight. First show in USA just for the 6 of us. #SachinABillionDreams”

— Some couldn’t wait for the weekend to catch the experience on the big screen, so yes, a leave from work was required.

Going by the reactions, the film has managed to achieve, what it set out to do. The Janta’s verdict is out ! And in the words of a famous film critic, “Film, in fact, is an inadequate word. This is a pilgrimage.”

Catch Sachin: A Billion Dreams in a theater near you.