MS Dhoni will celebrate his 37th birthday on July 7 and the buzz in India has already started. Dhoni is currently on national duty playing for India in World Cup that is being held in England and Wales. There are few stories for MS Dhoni’s life that still people don’t know and are curious to know. Like Dhoni’s love angle with his late girl-friend Priyanka Jha.
The story got a mention in the biography based on MS Dhoni’s life – MS Dhoni: The untold story. But it was shown in bits and pieces. In the movie, it is shown that Dhoni falls in love with Priyanka while travelling to Vizag for a match against Pakistan. Dhoni hits 148 runs in that match and from there on they become friends.
Priyanka dies in an unfortunate car accident while Dhoni is a way for a series. Dhoni’s friend in the movie decides not to tell Dhoni about the accident and tells him only after he returns from the series. Dhoni is shattered after hearing the news from his friend.
It takes time for Dhoni to forget about the incident and put his focus back on cricket. Dhoni goes on to become the most successful captain team India has ever seen. Dhoni is now considered one of the greats of modern day cricket.
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