When the family was informed that Omung Kumar would direct the film
Mahi recently had a fan moment with Kabali, when he paid a tribute to the ‘Thalaivar’.Anupama Subramanian. The writer, Rajesh Beri, who was close to Dalbir and the family, as he had spent several years with them to understand their journey, was instrumental in bringing the proposal across to them. Dhoni is rumoured to have been paid Rs 40-50 crore just for his nod to make the film.Rajinikanth to promote Dhoni’s biopic down south With M. While there are no confirmations regarding payment for making the film, the actors did agree to bring down their fee for the film. Like M.S. The director had asserted that the running legend took just one rupee to give the makers the rights to make a movie on him.
Once the film became a hit, Milkha Singh was reportedly upset that the makers did not honour their commitment.Bhaag Milkha BhaagFarhan Akhtar stepped into the shoes of Milkha Singh in this Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s directorial flick.Also, the film is produced by Inspired Entertainment, owned by Arun Pandey, a friend and business partner of PET film factory Dhoni’s. The last few weeks have witnessed heavy promoting of the film, and needless to say, M.SarabjitOmung Kumar showcased the horrific story of Sarabjit on the big screen, with the help of Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur. Dhoni has himself shot promotional videos with actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Both the celebrities share a good rapport and are fond of each other. Arun has been a close observer of Dhoni’s real life struggles, and is keenly aware of what he went through to reach the heights of fame and success that he is at today.
Unconfirmed sources say Dhoni will meet the superstar on his trip to Chennai soon.S. However, it has been reported that he had an understanding with the makers that they will contribute 10 per cent of the collection from the film towards his trust. The film was a huge success at the box office, thanks mainly to the actress’ stellar performance. Though he did not get to share the film’s profits, reports alleged that Azhar was paid approximately Rs 1 crore towards a one-time right for the film. Dhoni, he too was seen promoting the film.MS Dhoni: Rs 4-10 croreOne of the most awaited biopics on India’s most successful captain, this story is bound to grab viewer attention, and the makers are hoping that the film will have a massive opening at the box office.
AzharDuring the campaign of this film, the makers clearly communicated that the film was not a biopic of India’s erstwhile captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, but had scenes that highlighted several important incidents from the cricketer’s life. The word is that Mary Kom herself was paid close to Rs 25 lakh for the film, without any profit sharing.Mary Kom: Rs 25 lakhMarking the debut of Omung Kumar as a director, Mary Kom, with Priyanka Chopra as the lead, successfully pulled off the boxing champion’s life on the big screen. Dalbir was keen that a suitable maker does justice to Sarabjit’s life story and more than the money, she wanted the story to be told to the world. Dhoni being present in person for the Tamil version’s promotions in Chennai, the big buzz is that MSD wants to rope in Rajinikanth to promote the biopic down in South India.
When the family was informed that Omung Kumar would direct the film, they apparently agreed instantly.S. The total budget of the film is close to Rs 80 cr and with a satellite deal close to `45 crore, music rights and the home video rights fetching approximately Rs 17 crore, the film is safe as far as recovery is concerned. Director Neeraj Pandey has denied this, claiming no studio would pay such amounts for the rights, but a source says Dhoni could have charged anything between Rs 4-10 crore. He shared a pic on his Instagram account, mimicking Rajinikanth’s Kabali pose