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Ranveer Singh’s cricket world cup victory film 83 has a release date now

Ranveer Singh will be seen as Kapil Dev, the captain of the Indian cricket team that won the world cup in 1983, in director Kabir Khan’s film.

bollywood Updated: Jul 05, 2018 20:03 IST
Indo Asian News Service
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Ranveer Singh will play the lead role in 83.

Actor Ranveer Singh starrer 83 is set to release in April 10, 2020.

A tweet from the official Twitter account of the film on Thursday read: “Relive the historic glory when 15 minions from India ruled over the mammoths of world cricket. Film releases on April 10, 2020.”

The Reliance Entertainment movie is being directed by Kabir Khan. Ranveer will be seen playing the role of star cricketer Kapil Dev.

Ranveer had earlier told IANS: “83 is an “incredible underdog story. It’s an honour to be a part of one of the most incredible sporting stories of our nations history, the 1983 Cricket World Cup. We have the honour of telling this story and mortalising this on celluloid.”

83 follows how, under newly-appointed captain Kapil Dev, the Indian cricket team defeated West Indies in the final of the World Cup in 1983. It tracks the coming-of-age of not just a cricketing team, but of a young nation in the eyes of the world.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jul 05, 2018 20:02 IST