Do You Know There's A Documentary On Sachin Tendulkar?
How Much Did Sachin Tendulkar Get Paid For His Documentary? (Photo Credit – IMDb)

Sachin Tendulkar is called the god of cricket. He began his journey on the ground at 11 and is considered one of the most successful cricketers in the world. The former captain of the Indian national cricket team gave a sneak peek into his life through the documentary Sachin: A Billion Dreams. Scroll below for a detailed analysis of its budget, box office collection, and more!

In 2017, director James Erskine released a documentary on Sachin‘s life that unveiled many unknown details. It was a trilingual documentary sports film shot in Hindi, Marathi, and English. Widely welcomed nationwide, Sachin: A Billion Dreams was declared tax-free in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Odisha.

How much did Sachin Tendulkar get for his documentary?

As per various online reports, Sachin: A Billion Dreams was made on a budget of 39 crores. Readers would be surprised to hear Sachin Tendulkar was paid a staggering sum of 35 crores to provide personal details of his life. That means production cost was as low as 4 crores.

The film pans through Sachin Tendulkar’s journey from childhood to becoming a cricketer. Things take an ecstatic turn when his transformation to becoming the ‘God of Cricket’ is showcased. The ace cricketer narrated most of the film, but did it resonate with the audience as expected?

Sachin: A Billion Dreams Box Office Collection

Sachin Tendulkar’s documentary hit the theatre screens on May 26, 2017. It made a box office collection of 50.81 crores net in India. The nationwide gross collection in its lifetime stood at 65.03 crores.

The magic of the documentary wasn’t only restricted to India but overseas as well as it made cumulative earnings of 6 crores.

At the worldwide box office, Sachin: A Billion Dreams collected an impressive 71.03 crores gross.

This means Sachin Tendulkar alone took home almost 49% of the total earnings made by the creators.

More about Sachin: A Billion Dreams

The film was available in five languages post-release. Apart from Hindi, English, and Marathi, it was also dubbed Tamil and Telugu. It also featured MS Dhoni. Distributed by AA Films, the music for Sachin: A Billion Dreams was provided by the legendary AR Rahman.

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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