Chennai, March 11: Hotstar has released an official trailer for Roar of the Lion, a documentary about Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
According to the sources, Executive produced by Kabir Khan, the documentary is the first among a series called Hotstar Specials that the streaming service has launched.
To speak about the massive trailer, which is pretty short at just 45 seconds, begins with Dhoni delineating the enormity of the crime of match-fixing in cricket and what it does to a player and the team's reputation — even if they are proven innocent.
He says, "The biggest crime that I can commit is not a murder. It's actually match-fixing."
Other players like Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja also appear, even as Dhoni keeps speaking how the 2013 match-fixing scandal almost wrecked the team and the trials and tribulations that the players suffered.
We all knew that, The team was suspended for two years before being allowed back in 2018, a tournament that it went on to win.
"Coming back was emotional," Dhoni adds. The trailer ends with shots of CSK's moment of triumph.