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Brett Lee eager to watch Sachin Tendulkar biopic

India Today logo India Today 29-07-2016
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Sachin Tendulkar and Brett Lee were one of the fiercest rivals world cricket has ever seen. However, the Australian bowler says he is eager to watch the biopic on the Indian Master Blaster.

39-year-old Lee, who is making his acting debut with Australian film "Unindian" is excited about biopic on Tendulkar titled "Sachin: A Billion Dreams". The upcoming Indian biographical film is helmed by James Erskine and it stars the cricket maestro himself.

"It's great to see films on cricketers' life and journey. I am looking forward to see Sachin Tendulkar biopic. I like that more. He is a great player and a nice human being," Brett told PTI.

Bollywood filmmakers seem to be fascinated with cricketers' life as movies are being made on them.

A biopic on former Indian captain Mohammed Azharuddin titled "Azhar" was released earlier this year with Emraan Hashmi playing the lead role.

There is also a biopic on M S Dhoni which has Sushant Singh Rajput essaying role of the limited overs skipper.

Ask Brett about a making a biopic on himself, he says, "No not now. It is not exciting for me at the moment. I am focused about 'Unindian".

Directed by Anupam Sharma "Unindian", featuring Brett and Tannishtha Chatterjee, is set to release in India on August 19.

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