That Ranveer Singh is playing great Indian cricketer Kapil Dev in ’83 is well-known. The ‘Padmaavat’ actor’s uncanny resemblance to India’s first world cup winning captain in the latter’s iconic Nataraj pose will sure wow you.
The final schedule of ’83 has been wrapped up and as a special treat to fans, the makers have release the still of Ranveer in Kapil’s iconic pose playing against Zimbabwe in 1983 world cup semi-finals, where he scored a sensational 175 coming at a time when India were reeling at 17/5.
The transformation of Ranveer Singh is sensational too as he looks very much like the ‘Haryana Hurricane’.
Tahir Raj Bhasin will be seen as Sunil Gavaskar in this movie. Jiiva plays Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Nishant Dahiya as Roger Binny, R Badree as Sunil Valson, Boman Irani as Farokh Engineer and Pankaj Tripathi as PR. Man Singh.
Deepika Padukone will be seen in a cameo as Romi, Kapil Dev's wife. Kabir Khan is the director.
’83 is being presented by Reliance Entertainment. The film is produced by Deepika Padukone, Vishnu Induri (‘NTR Biopic’ fame), Sajid Nadiadwala, Kabir Khan, Nikhil Dwivedi, 83 Films Ltd. and Phantom Films.