"Sachin: A Billion Dreams" is an Indian biographical film based on the life of Indian cricket icon and living legend Sachin Tendulkar. A tale of a restless 10-year-old boy and his journey from watching India's first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev lift the trophy, to the fulfillment of his dream of holding it in his hands for India. He is the most celebrated sportsperson in India, a virtuous hero who created an era, which Indians are proud of. The film captures Tendulkar's dedication to cricket and his personal life in dramatic detail, as well as reveals aspects of his life which have never been heard or seen before.
The Maharashtra government has decided to waive off the entertainment tax on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams’.
The state government took this decision to honour the contribution of Tendulkar in the world of sports. And to ensure that the film reaches the maximum number of people in the theatres.
This film is written and directed by British filmmaker James Erskine.
The docu-drama is based on the personal and professional life of the 44-year-old cricketer.
The flick also reveals few aspects of his life that were never heard before.
The movie, which was simultaneously shot in Hindi, Marathi and English, has also been declared tax-free in Odisha, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka.