The makers of ’83 have released a new still from the film and it’s the most anticipated one. The photo shows actor Ranveer Singh dressed like his character – cricketer Kapil Dev – while holding the World Cup trophy, recreating one of the most memorable moments in the Indian history. Ranveer looks like a carbon copy of the former Indian cricket team captain who led Team India to the World Cup victory. Also Read - Sooryavanshi Trailer: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Ranveer Singh Are Rohit Shetty's Avengers in Grand Cop-Fest
The still was released by Ranveer on his social media handles. While the proud smile on the actor’s face takes the audience back to the iconic moment, the sparkle in his eyes proves just how emotional the film is going to be for the audience, especially those who witnessed the moment in 1983 when Team India lifted the cricket World Cup trophy. Ranveer simply wrote ‘This is 83’ while posting the special picture on Instagram. Check out the full post here: Also Read - Watch Ranveer Singh's Swag as he Promotes Sports Movie 83 in Juhu
Directed by Kabir Khan, ’83 shows the entire journey of the Indian cricket team of underdogs who did the most unthinkable by winning the cricket World Cup under the leadership of Kapil Dev. The film features Saqib Saleem, Ammy Virk, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Chirag Patil, Adinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, Dinker Sharma, Jatin Sharma, Boman Irani and Pankaj Tripathi among others.
Deepika Padukone also plays a brief role in the film. She features in the character of Kapil Dev’s wife, Romi Dev. The pictures of her look from the film were recently revealed by the makers. Deepika looked totally convincing with her big hair and heavily kohl-ed eyes as Romi Dev who’s considered the biggest support of the winning captain. The film is slated to hit the screens on April 10.