Ranchi: Too much adulation can make you go blind. This is a story of a die hard Dhoni fan who sold his shop, just to to be photographed with his idol.
23-year-old Ravindra Kumar Saini, who hails from Saharangpur in Uttar Pradesh sold his audio/video CD shop to fund his trip to Ranchi and stay here. He stayed here for 35 days, looking for an opportunity to shake hands with Dhoni and get photographed.
His long cherished dream came true at the airport when Dhoni was leaving for Mumbai. Saini sprung a surprise as security personnel stood gaping. The Indian skipper however shook hands with him and lensmen clicked, promising him to send the photograph to him.
"We know that this man was staying in Ranchi for quite some time. He approached us to meet Dhoni. He fulfilled his dream meeting Dhoni at the airport," Animesh Kumar, a friend of the Dhonis, told report.