After wrapping up her first movie as a producer and actor in Meghna Gulzar’s directorial Chhapaak, actress Deepika Padukone confirmed that she will be playing the role of Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia in the upcoming sports drama ’83.
The Kabir Khan directorial revolves around the 1983 ICC World Cup victory of the Indian team under the captaincy of former captain Kapil Dev over West Indies.
Ranveer Singh will be playing Kapil Dev, while others such as Ammy Virk, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi, Harrdy Sandhu have been roped in to play other team members.
This will be the first time that the real life married couple will share screen space. Both had last appeared in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s massive blockbuster, Padmaavat.
’83 is being touted to be one of the biggest sports movies of all times and has got the fans anticipating its release ever since the film was first announced. The cast finished shooting in Dharamshala and is now in London, shooting for the movie under the mentorship of Kapil Dev, himself.
Before the whole team flew out to London, all were seen dressed up wearing the Indian Cricket Team Insignia. Ranveer Singh took to social media to share a picture of the whole team and captioned it, “Kapil’s Devils”.
Ranveer Singh starrer, ’83 is set to release on 10th April, 2020 and is going to be the first tri-lingual release for both, Kabir Khan and Ranveer Singh, to release in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.