The scene which started the cricketing revolution in India, the movie based on 1983 world cup victory would feature Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev.
From Rapper To Cricketing Legend: Ranveer Singh Dawning The Role Of Kapil Dev For 83 Movie
The year that changed the meaning of cricket in India, Ranveer Singh is here to take you on a trip down the memory lane.
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Brace Yourself For A Trip Down The Memory Lane To 1983 Cricket World Cup
The first time a curly haired man picked up the World Cup in England, the entire nation got a chance to dream. It allowed a common man from a common place to have ambitions and succeed. While we cherish the memory of the 1983 World Cup victory of India over West Indies, Ranveer Singh in his next movie would showcase the story of the world cup of 1983. Titled as 83, the movie would depict the team and their journey to holding the crown. A perfect underdog story, Ranveer Singh’s movie is under production and would release by 2020.
Release date of 83 film: The much-awaited Bollywood movie is slated to release in 2020.
The cast of 83 film: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Hardy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem, Jiiva.
What do we know about the cast of 83 film so far?
The upcoming Bollywood movie depicting the story of 1983 World Cup victory of India has got a star-studded cast. Ranveer Singh would be playing Kapil Dev, the captain of the memorable team. Deepika Padukone recently joined the cast as Kapil Dev’s wife, playing the role alongside her real-life husband. Pankaj Tripathi would be dawning the role of the team’s coach, Man Singh. Other notable actors of the film 83 are Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Jatin Sharma as Yashpal Sharma, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Hardy Sandhu as Madan Singh, Saqib Saleem as Jimmy Amarnath, and Tahir Raj Bhasin as Little Master Sunil Gavaskar.
The history re-enacted on-screen
While the story of the 2011 world cup victory is still fresh in our minds and hearts, the 1983 World Cup is the event where it all began. Going as an underdog into the tournament, the Indian team led by Kapil Dev created history by defeating the then giants, West Indies. Ever since then, 83 has been a turnaround year for the Indian Cricket Team and the nation itself. 83 movie hopes to relive those days on the big screen alongside some unknown stories of the champions who made the team.
The movie is still under production and the cast was seen practicing in Glasglow for the shooting of the cricket scenes in the movie.
While the shooting in undergoing, we can all hope for the movie to release as soon as possible. How the movie is going to be can only be judged once the trailer of the movie 83 drops. We will keep you updated about the same, so stay tuned!