Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani and Disha Patani starrer MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is all set to hit the screens this Friday. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biopic on India’s most successful cricket captain MS Dhoni. The movie will portray the story of Dhoni from being a middle-class TTE to the world cup winning captain. The movie has created enormous buzz thanks to MS Dhoni’s popularity. Fans are excited to see the life story of the legend and we are expecting to the movie to open to packed houses. Let’s have a detailed look at MS Dhoni budget, screen count, economics and Box Office analysis.
MS Dhoni Biopic Budget
The total cost of the movie is around 100 crores most of which includes the rights obtained for making the film. MS Dhoni was paid 45 crores by the movie producers in order to obtain the rights to make a movie on his life. Apart from Dhoni, his manager, Arun Pandey, who is also a co-producer of the film was also reported to have received Rs. 5 crores. As per the reports, the makers have purchased the rights of the famous six along with a few other clips, from BCCI for a whopping amount of 40 crores. With around 15 to 20 crores spent on advertising and promotion, the total budget of the movie is approximately 120 crores.
MS Dhoni Biopic Screen Count
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story will be widest Bollywood release of all time. As per the reports coming, the movie will be released on around 4500 screens worldwide in 60 countries. Talking about the screen count in India, the movie is expected to release on around 3500 screens.
MS Dhoni Biopic Certificate and Run Time Details
The movie was cleared with U certificate by CBFC without any cuts. The run time of the movie is 3 hrs and 10 minutes.
MS Dhoni Biopic Biopic Economics and Box Office Analysis
Made on a budget of 120 crores, the movie has already recovered a huge amount via music, satellite rights and branding. Have a look at the details on the amount, the movie has already recovered.
1) 55 crores (Satellite Rights: Star Gold)
2) 5 crores (Music Rights)
3) 20 crores (Branding)
4) 10 crores (Hollywood remake rights)
As we can see, the movie has already recovered 90 crores before even hitting the screens. The movie may prove to be a goldmine for the makers as we are expecting it to gross at least 300 crores worldwide. The movie will get a huge opening and may even cross 20 crores on the opening day. (Read: MS Dhoni Biopic Box Office Prediction)