BookMyShow is set to premiere a documentary on international cricketer Shane Warne. The documentary titled Shane is set to be premiered on the transaction video-on-demand service (TVOD) on 15 January.
For the fans who buy or rent the documentary, a contest is also being rolled out by the platform. The participant can win a trip to Australia to watch a T20 World Cup match in Sydney which is planned for later 2022.
Ashish Saksena, the chief operating officer, cinemas at ticketing site BookMyShow said in a statement that cricket and movies are the love languages for India and Indians. Warne has been an iconic name among the international cricketing arena. He is known for leading his team in the very first year of the Indian Premier League.
He is among the greatest bowlers and has won momentous victories for the Australian cricket team. The film is made by the anecdotes that he shared about his career and life in the film. Fans will get a first-hand account of his cricketing journey.
The OTT video streaming platforms are following the Bollywood model of finding appeal in stories based on real incidents and people with biopics and documentaries. The recently released teaser and trailer will give the fans a glimpse into the film.
The legendary spinner is super excited to release the documentary exclusively on the BookMyShow stream for his Indian fans. In the film, he says that he will talk about his highs including taking the Rajasthan Royals to win the first IPL play in 2008. Interviews with close friends, Manoj Badale, the owner of the Rajasthan Royals, Sachin Tendulkar, Ed Sheeran and one of his closest friends Chris Martin.
Warne’s cricketing journey has been a glorious one over the years. Especially for Indian cricket enthusiasts, this film is a big one. This untold extraordinary story will take a look into his special connections with India. His close bond with his peers and Indian cricketing legends, and of course the love and support of Indian fans.
By watching the trailer, lucky fans of the game can stand a chance to win the opportunity to watch India play England at the legendary Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.