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Just before the great war, sitting on the edge of the cliff, smoking and looking over the village, the wizard, Gandolf had said to Bilbo Baggins, "Always remember this day, my friend." For that was the last time they were seeing each other. Why have we given a Lord Of The Rings reference here? Well, on July 9, 2019, when Dhoni had missed out by half an inch and was given run out in the WorldCup 2019 semifinals, every MSDian had felt that line ringing in their ears as they had seen Mahi walking back to the pavilion. For everyone knew that this was probably the last time we were watching Dhoni in blue jersey! (Recommended Read: Himanshi Khurana Is Rushed To Hospital As Her Health Deteriorates After Testing Positive For COVID19)
And the evening of August 15, 2020, had brought the devastating moment when our deepest fears had become our reality as MS Dhoni had bid farewell to international cricket. Being the most popular cricketer in India, you would have expected that Dhoni's retirement would be grand, but no! It wasn't. MS Dhoni had simply shared a video with the song, 'Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hu, Pal Do Pal Meri Kahani Hai' and had broken our hearts, announcing retirement from international cricket. But, it seems it's time for a little rejoice for MSDians as Dhoni is all set to begin his second innings in the showbiz. Scroll down to know more!
We caught hold of a news item in MS Dhoni's wife, Sakshi Dhoni's IG stories, and got to know that the couple all set to become a producer with his wife. Talking about further details of his ambitious project, let us tell you that Dhoni had launched is banner, Dhoni Entertainment in 2019 with the documentary, Roar Of The Lion, which had portrayed his IPL franchise, Chennai Super Kings' journey. MS Dhoni's wife, Sakshi Dhoni is the managing director of Dhoni Entertainment, and in an interview with the Mid-day, she spilt beans on their new project.
Sakshi can be quoted as saying, "We have acquired the rights of an unpublished book of a debutant author. We will adapt it into a web-series. It is a mythological sci-fi story that explores the journey of a mysterious Aghori and is set at a high-tech facility on a remote island." She also added that the adventure drama explores the genre of magical realism. Sakshi also informed that the creative team would soon finalise the cast and director. She also hinted that the studio is simultaneously working on five more projects. (Also Read: Mira Rajput Kapoor Teaches How To Plan A Party, Giving Her Kids, Misha And Zain's Birthday Examples)
Sakshi also talked about Mahi's interest in the entertainment business and emphasised that while cricket will always be Dhoni's first love, this studio is their joint passion. She said, "When we were developing Roar Of The Lion, we thought it was the perfect time to venture into the entertainment industry. We aim to give a platform to deserving talent to showcase their skills along with providing fresh and original content to the audience."
Speaking further on Dhoni's involvement in such projects, Sakshi said, "Mahi will be partially involved. The day-to-day running of the company is looked after by me. We have a process to ensure quality control from the word go. Mahi and I take the final cal with our team's inputs and suggestions. Our aim is to produce god stories from our heart." (Don't Miss: Priyanka Chopra Shares Unseen Childhood Pictures Ahead Of The Release Of Her Memoir, 'Unfinished')
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