MS Dhoni's biopic has been announced as tax free in Uttar Pradesh . Image courtesy: Twitter
MS Dhoni’s biopic has been announced as tax free in Uttar Pradesh . Image courtesy: Twitter

Lucknow: MS Dhoni, the Untold Story”, a biopic on Indian Cricket captain, that released this week, was declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. A late night tweet from the chief minister’s office informed of the decision taken by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. The film’s hero Sushant Singh Rajput met the chief minister and his family this week, before its release on Friday. The film, showing various unknown and hidden aspects of Dhoni’s life, has opened to rave reviews from the people and critics alike. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: India vs New Zealand 2nd Test at Kolkata, Day 3

The wait for all the hardcore MS Dhoni fans, who were eagerly awaiting the release of his biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story , finally got over on September 30 when the movie opened at the box office. Such was the hysteria for the film that the fans had booked tickets well in advance as most of the first day shows were already full across the country. And living true to its hype, the movie saw tremendous footfall at multiplexes and single screens alike. The toil and hard work that the entire team put up in last couple of years during the filming of the biopic finally earned its due.

Dhoni’s biopic has already garnered 60 crores by earning 45 crores for its satellites rights and 15 crores from all brands that have been involved with the film. The movie mostly opened to fantastic reviews, with the cine-goers praising Sushant Singh Rajput for splendid portrayal of the Indian cricketer on screen.

From Bollywood, actors Anupam Kher, who plays Dhoni s father in the movie, also tweeted his praise for Sushant and the director Neeraj Pandey. Apart from him, trade analyst Taran Adarsh and actress Dia Mirza also tweeted nice things about the film. Budding actress Ankita Shorey also loved the biopic on Indian captain s life and wrote: One of the finest biopic so far! @itsSSR you stole the show! A very emotional and well told story!