Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone will be back on the big- screen again with Ranveer Singh. This will be the first film of the duo after their marriage and fourth film together . The duo had in the past featured in three Blockbusters – Padmaavat ( 2018) , Baji Rao Mastani ( 2015) and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela ( 2013) all the three were directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Deepika will play the role of Romi Dev, wife of 1983 World Cup winning skipper and iconic all- rounder Kapil Dev.
This Kabir Khan directed film is a tribute to the winners of the 1983 World Cup winning team. The first Indian cricket team to win the World Cup under the captaincy of Kapil Dev . Ranveer plays the role of Kapil Dev in his film titled ’83’.
Ranveer took to his twitter handle to make the announcement of his wife , Deepika joining the film .
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) June 12, 2019
It was in the summer of England in June on June 25, 1983 that Kapil’s Devils as they were fondly called stunned the two time defending Champions West Indies captained by Clive Lloyd by 43 runs in the final at Lords .
A win that changed Indian cricket forever and was instrumental in popularising the game which is now a religion in the country .
The much-awaited film will release on April 10, 2020.
“83” is produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri and Kabir, and presented by Reliance Entertainment.
The shooting is underway in Glasgow.