The trailer for biopic 800, which is being filmed about the life of Sri Lankan team legend Muttiah Muralitharan, will be released on September 5th. The teaser for this film was released today, while the trailer by Sachin Tendulkar is being unveiled in Mumbai. Actor Madhur Mittal, who starred in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, plays his character in Muralitharan’s film.
Muttiah Muralitharan’s film 800 was written and directed by MS Sripathy. This film will be released in three Indian languages including Tamil and Telugu in addition to Hindi. Information on the release date of Muralitharan’s film will be announced when the trailer is released. The teaser of the film that was released reveals some important events related to Muraleedharan’s life.
For this film, famous actor Vijay Sethupathi was supposed to play the character of Muralitharan, but later withdrew his name due to protests. Muralitharan victimized Sachin Tendulkar 13 times in his career. While Murali only played his last international match against India. At the same time, in 2005, Muttiah Muralitharan married Madhimalar Ramamurthy, a resident of Chennai.
Sachin Tendulkar will unveil the trailer for Muttiah Muralitharan’s biopic 800 on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/GU6HSEajSL
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In 1992, Muttiah Muralitharan entered international cricket for the first time. After that, Murali recorded 800 wickets in 133 Test matches with an average of 22.73. In doing so, Murali had managed the feat of taking 5 wickets in an innings 67 times, while taking 10 wickets in an innings 22 times. Apart from that, Muralitharan took 534 wickets on his behalf while playing in 350 ODIs.