After a featuring cricketing career which covered over two decades, legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who played an astonishing 200 Tests and scored 100 centuries across all three formats of the game, is ready to play himself in a film made on the basis of his own life. A Mumbai-based production company 200NotOut is working on the movie. Award-winning British director James Erskine is going to direct the cinema.
An official of the production house said that it will be mostly about his personal life since his cricketing career is known to everyone. The legendary retired batsman, retired in 2013.
He was Awarded India’s highest civillian honour, the Bharat Ratna last year, Sachin Tendulkar is a sitting Rajya Sabha MP. The organized film is hoped to be between 90 minutes and two hours and it will be released by the end of this year or early next year.
The official of that production house quoted saying: “Shooting for the film has been going on for the past year and we aim to continue filming through the year.” Sachin Tendulkar scored 34,357 runs played in the 664 international matches.