Film based on 1983 World Cup will soon hit the theatres!

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Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh to Play Kapil Dev’s role?


Well, 1983 World Cup is still remebered by everyone of us. India’s major victory still gives us ‘ahaa feeling’! A bollywood’s film which will tell the story of India’s incredible 1983 World Cup Victory, will release on April 5 next year. Maker of the film Kabir Khan announced it.

The Kabir Khan directorial will feature actor Ranveer Singh as star cricketer Kapil Dev.

Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh

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The film follows how, under the captaincy of then newbie Kapil Dev, the Indian cricket team defeated West Indies. It tracks the coming-of-age of not just a cricketing team, but of a young nation in the eyes of the world.

Khan was quoted saying, “As a young person I watched the India win the 1983 Cricket World Cup, I had no idea that from that day onwards cricket in India will change forever. As a filmmaker, for me, the journey to that win, filled with raw energy and sheer passion of that young Indian team, is probably one of the most exciting stories I have worked on.”

He further added that ” It is great to have Ranveer come on board to play Kapil Dev, as honestly, I could see no one else for the role, ever since I started finalizing the script.”

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Shibasish Sarkar, Chief Operating Officer, Reliance Entertainment, said, “Winning the ’83 cricket World Cup was a very proud moment for us as Indians and we at Reliance Entertainment aim to bring back those glorious moments for the current and future generations through this film.”

Well, all the cricket fans get ready to see another film based on real cricket. After Dhoni abd Sachin once again fans will get the chance to know about the resl things behind the 1983 World Cup and India’s first ever victory.

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