EXCLUSIVE! Ranveer Singh unveils his first look as Kapil Dev for ‘83’.

By desk3Jul 6, 2019, 11:36 IST
EXCLUSIVE! Ranveer Singh unveils his first look as Kapil Dev for ‘83’.

Gully Boy actor Ranveer Singh recently shared his first look as Kapil Dev from the upcoming film ‘83’ on his 34th birthday on Saturday. The actor plays former Team India captain Kapil Dev who went on to lead India to its first World Cup win in cricket.

Several fans and friends applauded the actor for his new look. Ayushmann Khurrana wrote, “wow wow wow” whereas cricketer Shikhar Dhawan commented, “Looking exact like pajhi. Happy Birthday bro.Have a great one.”

Actor Aahana Kumra wrote, “No way!! Dayum! Happiest birthday @ranveersingh !! Greatest innings to you!!” Dhadak director Shashank Khaitaan also wrote, “Oh WOW!!! This is so good … exactly like the legend Kapil Dev… Happy Birthday Bro… keep on inspiring… cause thats what you doing with every character you breathing…”
Ranveer had spent 10 days at Kapil Dev’s residence in Delhi to understand the finer nuances of his personality. He had received training from the cricketer himself during the boot camp in Dharamshala.

Being directed by Kabir Khan, the film will tell the story of India’s first cricket World Cup win in 1983. Ranveer’s wife and actor Deepika Padukone will play his onscreen wife Romi Dev in the film. The team is currently stationed in Scotland and will reportedly shoot the final match of the film at Lord’s post the ICC Cricket World Cup.

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