Ronaldinho to star in an animated movie produced by Venky's and Sohail Khan Ronaldinho, Brazilian star will appear on a movie to be produced by Venky and Sohail Khan.The animated movie would see Ronaldinho star as the central character named R-10 that saves the planet from aliens using his footballing skills.Ronaldinho already has a comic character to his credit – ‘Ronaldinho Gauho’ – which is a hit in more than 37 countries around the world.The Managing Director of Bala Entertainment said, “R-10 is a very prestigious project for us given the growing passion for football in India and the rest of the world. The movie will have the best of the global animation talent working on it. And when it comes to football, who else but Ronaldinho to do justice to a mega concept such as R-10. With a persona of a hero of millions of hearts, Ronaldinho makes for the biggest canvas for movie-making the world has seen in recent times.”
Venky’s Joint Managing Director B. Venkatesh Rao also revealed in a press release that the movie shall be released in May 2014, the year of the football World Cup.Ronaldinho himself was pleased to star in the movie, and was also thankful for the welcome afforded to him in India.