A peek into MS Dhoni’s ‘untold’ love story
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Biopics on the lives of renowned sports personalities is the new trend in Bollywood. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag , Paan Singh Tomar , Mary Kom and more recently released Azhar are few such movies, which showed the lives of respective sportspersons from close quarters. However, the biggest of them all is yet to come as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story will hit the theatres on September 30.

The movie on MS Dhoni s life, which is directed by Neeraj Pandey, will be a tell-all affair as it promises many untold stories about the limited-overs skipper. And going by a report from Mumbai Mirror, one of them is a love story about his first love, which had a sad ending unlike Bollywood movies, where every movie ends on a happy note. ALSO READ: MS Dhoni biopic’s official poster unveiled!

According to a source close to the production house, Dhoni in his early 20s was in love with a girl called Priyanka Jha. Though he was not a part of Team India back then and was striving hard to break into the side, he also secretly dreamt of living together with that girl forever. He made an impact during a tri-nation series for India A in Kenya and Zimbabwe in 2003-04, scoring 362 runs in six innings at an average of 72.40, and catching the eye of the then Indian captain Sourav Ganguly.

Soon he was a part of the Indian team and started performing exceptionally. However, as they say, you cannot get everything you wishfrom your life, the girl Dhoni loved so badly was killed in an accident. He was shattered when he learnt the `secret’ after returning and was in a state of mourning and isolation for almost a year. Breaking News: Ravindra Jadeja to play himself in Dhoni biopic!

Though he remained in that state for a considerable time, Dhoni bounced back and made two big hundreds against Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2005. Since then, there has been no looking back for the Captain Cool as he keeps climbing the stairs of success. Time heals everything, and same happened with Dhoni. He moved on and married Sakshi Singh Rawat, with whom he has a wonderful daughter in Ziva. In his biopic, Sakshi s role will be played by Kiara Advani whie Dhoni will be essayed by Sushant Singh Rajput.