Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, one of the supreme batsman ,the all-time favourite Indian cricketer and ex-captain, started playing cricket at the age of eleven, started his career in the greens of Karachi, playing against Pakistan in the month of November 1989 . After that he went on to represent Mumbai nationally and India internationally for almost twenty-four tears. He is the sole batsmen who scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International, the holder of the record for the number of runs in both ODI and Test cricket, and the only player to score more than thirty thousand runs in the international cricket.
As the legend turns 44 , a documentary screening Sachin Tendulkar’s eventful career, which also includes winning the World Cup in 2011, is set to be set the screen. Documentary named ‘Little Master’, will be showcased on Sony ESPN Channel on April 23. Showcasing the significant victory of the Indian cricket team six years ago, the production will show how a sport and one man can redefine the rise of a nation over the course of a few weeks.
“This is an impactful and great story for Indian cricket fans and Sachin admirers, it’s always a great story to relive and celebrate. I was lucky to spend some time with Sachin and hear from him what it meant to win the 2011 World Cup,” says Gotham Chopra, who has directed the film. “The teammates also shared their thoughts about the journey together and what it meant to them to be able to deliver that elusive World Cup to Sachin — it makes for a pretty great story.”
The story highlights the team’s victory as “one man’s meeting with history and a team’s meeting with greatness“. Chopra says the film also projects the significance of team sport like cricket. “This documentary depicts the true and genuine emotions of how the burden of an entire nation, who is working hard to get popularity in the global elite global elite, bends and almost breaks the collective aspirations of a country, but then the same is rescued by the power and excellence of a team sport,” he says.