Former India captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to produce an animated spy series, titled "Captain 7". The first season of the series, which is currently in pre-production, will be based on Dhoni and set to be launched in 2022.
As every cricket lover knows, the "7" in the title refers to Dhoni's jersey number which he donned in many one-day international matches for India. The project will be jointly produced by MS Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni's production house Dhoni Entertainment Pvt Ltd and Black White Orange Brands Pvt Ltd. (BWO).
"The concept and story is great. It will bring to life my other passions along with cricket", Dhoni, who retired from international cricket in 2020, said in a statement. Sakshi Dhoni promised that "Captain 7" will be a show full of "adventure"
"When BWO came to us with the concept of an animation fiction show based on Mahi, we were on board", she added.
Bhavik Vora, Founder, and CEO of BWO said, "Sports is close to our hearts and we are huge Dhoni fans – the perfect formula to create 'Captain 7'. This partnership with Dhoni Entertainment Pvt Ltd is truly a dream collaboration and we can’t wait for audiences to see the show".
The vision of the partnership is to create a premium animation show, followed by a new season in the franchise every year. The content will be distributed across multiple platforms worldwide.