Former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has unveiled a new hairstyle, sparking a buzz among fans. The 42-year-old, who is known for his unconventional hairstyles, was spotted with long hair, and celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim shared photos of the new look on social media.
According to Hakim, Dhoni adopted the new hairstyle for a photo shoot. He revealed that Dhoni had shown him a fan-made image of himself with long hair and the two had made a pact to style his hair in that manner when it grew long enough.
In an Instagram post, Aalim Hakim expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to work with Dhoni and praised the cricketer for his willingness to experiment with different hairstyles.
“It’s an amazing opportunity for any creative person to get associated with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and I’m always grateful that I get this honor to show my craft by styling his hair,” Hakim wrote.
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MS Dhoni had sported a ponytail in a recent video that went viral on social media. Fans had speculated whether this new hairstyle would be seen during the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, where Dhoni continues to play a prominent role as captain of the Chennai Super Kings.
Throughout his cricketing career, MS Dhoni has been known for his style evolution, experimenting with various hairdos. When he first burst onto the international scene, he had long hair. Over the years, he transitioned to different styles, all while achieving remarkable success on the cricket field.
MS Dhoni, fondly referred to as “Captain Cool,” has led India to numerous victories, including the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 and the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. His unique style, both on and off the field, has made him a beloved figure among fans worldwide.