Ranveer Singh's '83 gets its first teammate

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23 Jan 2019

#Castof83: Ranveer Singh gets his first teammate in Ammy Virk

The movie '83 is based on playing XI, who lifted the 1983 ICC World Cup. It features Ranveer Singh in the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev.

While details of other members of the cast have been kept under wraps, the makers revealed the first teammate a short while ago.

Singer Ammy Virk will be seen as bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu in this movie.

Debut

Ammy to make his Bollywood Debut with '83

Ammy to make his Bollywood Debut with '83

Interestingly, '83 will mark Ammy's debut in Bollywood.

For the uninitiated, Ammy is a well-known face in the Punjabi industry and is known for singles like Qismat and Hanju.

About the casting, the makers said, "We are in the process of casting and will rope in actors from film industries across India in the true spirit of the film."

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'83 to release on April 10 next year

Last evening, director Kabir Khan and his team shared a teaser video featuring the original team which scripted history. While not much was revealed in the teaser, the makers told us the release date. The movie will release on April 10, 2020.

Gear up to relive the glorious victory of 1983

Excitement

Meanwhile, Ranveer is excited to play Kapil Dev

Notably, Ranveer is quite excited about his role. He admitted he always wanted to be the on-screen Kapil Dev.

"I remember when Kabir came to me with '83, I was like, 'finally, someone's planning to make a film on this'. It should be exciting to get into the skin of such a legendary player. I am really looking forward to it," Ranveer had said.

Preparations

Ranveer has also started his training for the movie

Ranveer has also started his training for the movie

Given his dedication for work, Ranveer has already begun preparing for his role in '83.

Ranveer will, reportedly, be trained by Kapil Dev himself to ensure the role is as authentic as possible.

"Kapil will coach him to perfect his iconic bowling action and Ranveer will work with him to pick up all his mannerisms on and off the field," a source stated.

Mega release

'83' to be Ranveer's first tri-lingual movie

While we are sure cine-buffs and cricket nerds can't wait to relive the historic win of 1983, reports suggest the movie will get a wide release.

'83 will be released in three languages, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.

"Considering that cricket and movies are akin to religion in India, the producers have decided to shoot for the Tamil and Telugu versions simultaneously," a source said.

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What is the cast of 83?

Asked 2019-01-23 13:12:43 by Navya Subramanium

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Helmed by Kabir Khan, 83 will feature Ranveer Singh in the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev. Besides, the makers have roped in Punjabi Singer Ammy Virk to portray legendary fast bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu in the movie.

When is 83 releasing?

Asked 2019-01-23 13:12:43 by Shaurya Saxena

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Ranveer Singh starrer 83 will be releasing on April 10, 2020. According to the media reports, the movie will be released in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil simultaneously.

Who is training Ranveer Singh for 83?

Asked 2019-01-23 13:12:43 by Sanvi Chopra

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Ranveer Singh is being trained by legendary cricketers Kapil Dev and Balwinder Singh Sandhu for his role in 83. "Kapil will coach him to perfect his iconic bowling action and Ranveer will work with him to pick up all his mannerisms on and off the field," a source stated.

What is Ammy Virk's role in 83?

Asked 2019-01-23 13:12:43 by Arnav Malik

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Punjabi Singer Ammy Virk will be making his big Bollywood debut with Ranveer Singh's 83. He will be seen playing the role of legendary fast bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu who was a game changer in 1983 World Cup.

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