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'Million Dollar Arm' Hits Close To Home For Georgetown Man

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47 ABC - Million Dollar Arm is set to hit the theatres this weekend.

The movie is reportedly based on a true story of a sports agent who gets talented Indian cricket players to play major league baseball.

In Delaware, the story hits close to home for Suraj "Sunny" Gyani,  a Georgetown resident, who grew up in a town in India just about an hour from where Rinku Singh, one of the cricket players, also grew up. The two officially met years later in the United States during a Shorebirds game, and Sunny says he's happy to see such a remarkable story become a movie.

"It is pretty astonishing," says Sunny. "Nobody has come out of baseball, he might be one of the very few that ever came our of India to play baseball."

The Disney film stars Jon Hamm and Slumdog Millionaire's Madhur Mittal, and officially airs Friday across the United States,

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