Dhoni, the former Indian captain, has had a stupendous career in international cricket. He is the only Indian captain to win all 3 major ICC trophies: the 2007 T20 WC, the 2011 WC, and the 2013 Champions Trophy. MS Dhoni has huge popularity and a fan following throughout India. He has become a brand name himself.
Every top brand and company want to be associated with MSD in some or another way. After retiring from international cricket back in 2020, Dhoni has quite a life away from all the spotlight. MS Dhoni has started his life after cricket and is busy investing in some companies. In this article, we will look at some companies in which MSD has stakes.
1. Sports Fit Pvt. Ltd.
Sports Fit is a fitness start-up that provides people with a complete plan and guides them to lead a fit and healthy lifestyle. Its mission is to revolutionise India by redefining fitness as a 'fit-necessity'. MS Dhoni is its brand ambassador and also its lead investor. According to reports, MS Dhoni is personally involved in this start-up and he looks after minute details.
7Ink Brews, a young and dynamic food and beverage company based in Mumbai, is launching an intriguing line of artisanal chocolates and beverages (including alcoholic and non-alcoholic) The chocolates are launched under the name Copter7, which is directly inspired by the MS Dhoni helicopter shot. Even the brand package is inspired by the MSD jersey colours. Dhoni is a major stakeholder and also the brand ambassador.
3. Chennaiyin FC
It is a football club based in Chennai. The club was established back in 2014 along with the start of the Indian Super League. The club is jointly owned by Abhishek Bachchan and MS Dhoni. Dhoni is actively seen promoting and rooting for Chennaiyin FC during the ISL period.
4. The SEVEN
The Seven is a brand owned by MS Dhoni and he got the idea for the brand name from his jersey number 7. The Seven, a fitness and active lifestyle brand, promotes today's free-spirited youth and maintains the idea that democratising sports and restoring the true spirit of sportsmanship is vital to living a healthy lifestyle. The collection includes a wide variety of running and training footwear, apparel, and accessories for men and women, which are spread over numerous fitness disciplines like running, training, and lifestyle sports.
5. KhataBook Inc
Khatabook is a fintech start-up that provides a digital ledger app targeted primarily at small businesses. It is India's fastest-growing SAAS company, and it provides small and medium-sized business owners with quick and safe business solutions, enabling them to grow faster. MS Dhoni is the brand ambassador and core angel investor in this fast-growing start-up. We have seen Dhoni's many advertisements for this Khatabook.