Actor Herry Tangiri is a rising star. The upcoming movie MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, is his second biopic.The movie is based on the famous Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Herry plays the role of Yuvarj Singh and as Dhoni’s friend and Guess what he had to lose 15 kgs to play this role .
Herry trained himself for nearly 2 months to become fit and lose the weight. The director and his team had hired a dietician for him who would monitor what he ate and ensured he was losing the weight too. Herry is a Punjabi and a foodie so it was very difficult for him.He feels that his dedication towards the character helped him to control and manage his eating habits.The best part or the icing on the cake was when he received a huge compliment from Yuvraj’s father who was impressed with Herry and thought he looked like his own son!
Herry has got the look and the diction perfect but he felt that playing Yuvraj had its own challenges .Herry plays cricket for district level and is a right hand batsman ,however Yuvraj plays left.His coach had to train him on this too.The intial days of shooting were extremely difficult.
Herry’s earlier biopic was Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, based on the popular athlete Milkha Singh and the fascinating part was he was asked to increase his weight by 12 kilos for the role.
This movie “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” is directed by Neeraj Pandey. The film, is produced by Arun Pandey Fox Star Studios, and is scheduled to release on Friday 30th Sept!
Herry loves to act and is definitely passionate about his roles !