The sport based flicks has very special niche among audiences as they are devoid of commercial elements with right mix of goosebumps and patriotic ingredient factors. The maverick filmmaker Neeraj pandey who is well known for his hard hitting and promising script is back with another intense sport drama “MSDhoniTheUntoldStory” starring suave actor Sushanth singh rajput who has done full justice to this biography, the actor has also done sportsman persona in hitherto venture “Kai po che”. His innate performances keeps the viewers in edge of the seat till the climax, lets see the detailed facets of this sport drama.
The plot revolves around a middle class guy who was more passionate in cricket from his childhood and how he gets place in Indian cricket team after plethora of problems is the remaining story.
From the title card, the theater erupts for every scene featuring Sushanth singh who portrayed a enchanting act and done subtle tribute to cricketer MS Dhoni who is the current Indian captain of T20 and Odi team. The encouragement from his friends, parents, school cricket coach acted as driving force for Sushanth from his childhood also it helps a lot to achieve greater heights in cricket. The intellectual narration of the core plot was well presented with no mediocre portions in the first half. The protagonist who is facing struggles in his teenage were intriguing which keeps the audiences glued to their seats. Dialogues were the another plus for the venture which evokes goosebumps in many places. The bewildered interval block sets the stage for the further proceedings.
The second half has inclusion of Female leads and romance sequences which were quite mediocre which induced speed breaker for the proceeding. Female lead Disha love portions gives small dose of tedious feel but second female lead Diara’s portions were picturesque which was presented in adorable way. After losing acceleration in post interval, movie gains momentum in later part of second half with goosebumps filled climax sequences. The detailing of the Sushanth’s each stage of life were executed in enthralling fashion which were the kingpin factor of this sport drama.
Apart from male lead, supporting cast have essayed a substantial persona especially Anupam kher who was well suited for Sushanth’s father character. Though female leads had less scope but they their innocent and adorable screen presence were cute. Plethora of artist who portrayed friend roles for sushanth have done a significant roles. The veteran actress Bhoomika has made a special cameo and this marks a strong comeback to film industry.
The edge of the seat screenplay and narration were the main plus for the venture, Sushanth’s screen presence was the another positive for this sport drama. Technical aspects were intriguing which were the highlight of this flick. The downside are the mediocre love portions in the second half with quite slow moving screenplay in post interval block.
Auteur Neeraj should have made Disha’s love portions in interesting fashion because it acted as speed breaker in the second half for further proceeding. The core plot quite deviates due to addition of Disha’s romance sequences which must be recreated in enchanting fashion. But surely , it has more positives than negatives!
Verdict- Must watch sport drama which has more of goosebumps factors.