It is known to all that filmmaker Kabir Khan has announced a film with actor Ranveer Singh, titled ’83’, where the actor has been roped in to play legendary cricketer Kapil Dev in the sports drama film ‘83’. The film, which is based on the life of former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev, will capture Indian cricket team’s journey as they lifted their first ever World Cup in 1983. While no other actor has been cast as yet, apart from Ranveer, the makers have locked down on a release date. Reportedly, the film will not start rolling before mid-2018 however, the makers have revealed that Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’ will hit the theatres on April 10, 2020. Excited much? Also Read - Karan Johar is Back on Social Media, Comments on THIS Actor’s Instagram Post

Helmed by Kabir Khan and bankrolled by Phantom Films, Vishnu Vardhan Induri of Vibri Media, Reliance Entertainment and Kabir Khan Films, ’83 is the story of those 14 men who believed that they could…and they did! The winning squad comprised Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Sunil Gavaskar, Kirti Azad, Yashpal Sharma, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Roger Binny, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Sandeep Patil, Syed Kirmani, Madan Lal, Ravi Shastri, Dilip Vengsarkar & Sunil Valson, and their manager P R Man Singh. ALSO READ: Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter’s Pehli Baar From Dhadak is Highly Addictive – Watch Video Also Read - Centre of My Universe! Deepika Padukone Shares Love-Filled Birthday Post For Ranveer Singh And It is All Hearts!

’83’ will bring to light one of the most important event in the Indian cricket history. In 1983, the Indian Cricket Team won the Cricket World Cup in England. This was the first time ever that any team apart from the West Indies ever won the world cup. And it was the first time ever, that an Indian team won any prominent tournament. It’s almost as this win taught India to win! Watch this space for further updates. Also Read - Happy Birthday Jijaji! Anisha Padukone's Quirky Birthday Wish For Ranveer Singh is All Love