Touted to be the biggest film of 2020, all eyes were on 83‘s release in April which was delayed due to the ongoing pandemic.
The multi starrer film will see Ranveer Singh in the lead essaying the role of Kapil Dev. 83 is helmed by Kabir Khan and traces India’s historic Cricket World Cup win in 1983 and is one of the most awaited films.
Today, on the occasion of the 37 year anniversary of the world cup win, the makers of the film shared a tribute with the caption,
“Magic was created. History was written. #OnThisDay, Team India won the World Cup and changed Indian Cricket forever. #ThisIs83 @therealkapildev #SunilGavaskar @KrisSrikkanth @JimmyAmarnath @cricyashpal #SandeepPatil @KirtiAzaad #RogerBinny @MadanLal1983 @syedkirmani14”
Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films present 83, a Kabir Khan Films Production. The film is produced by Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Phantom Films, Reliance Entertainment and 83 Film Ltd. 83 is directed by Kabir Khan. A Reliance Entertainment and PVR Pictures release slated in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu.
This sports drama is extra special for fans as real-life couple Ranveer and Deepika will be seen together on screen for the first time after the marriage, interestingly as reel life husband-wife, as the actress plays Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Dev in the film.
83’ the film has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The makers had released an official statement saying that the film will hit the theatres when the time is right.