Sachin: A Billion Dreams an upcoming 2017 Indian biographical film is going to be released on 26 May 2017 in the threaters.

Written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions. The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

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The date was announced by the legendary Indian batsman via a tweet on Monday. "The answer to the question that everyone's asking me is here. Mark your calendars and save the date. @SachinTheFilm releases 26.05.17," Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.

With moviesinfo-icon based on sportsinfo-icon or sportspersons raking in big moolah on the big screens, it remains to be seen whether the movie on Sachin Tendulkar managed to break all records -- just like how he shattered all records with his bat.

Sachin Tendulkar's will the third movie based on an Indian cricketer after 'Azhar' and 'MS Dhoni - the untold story'.

Sports movies have been a theme in Bollywoodinfo-icon of late which is garnering huge success. It all started with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, a movie based on legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh. There have been a couple of movies on wrestling like Sultan and Dangal. Amir Khan-starrer Dangal was based on the life story of Phogat sisters.