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Movie on 1983 Cricket World Cup win


September 28th, 2017

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Ranveer Singh is all set to recreate the most memorable moment of Indian cricket history on screen with Kabir Khan’s film titled ’83.

Essaying the role of Kapil Dev, Ranveer along with the Tubelight director Kabir will make the cine fans relive the proud moment in the history of Indian cricket when the squad of 14 men gave the nation a reason to celebrate. In 1983, the Indian cricket team led by Kapil Dev lifted the World Cup in England. It was the first time ever, that an Indian team won any prominent tournament and changed the face of the game in the country.

But before the movie goes on the floor early next year, the makers have planned a special event to honour the cricketers who brought laurels to the country back in 1983. The event is touted to be a grand one with the invites being given a unique design. Comprising of a bat and a ball, the invites are in sync with the theme of the film. Interestingly, the bat has been autographed by the champions of 1983 World Cup and has a tagline as ’83, when it all started.

The winning team comprised of ace-cricketers like Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Sunil Gavaskar, Kirti Azad, Yashpal Sharma, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Roger Binny, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Sandeep Patil, Syed Kirmani, Madan Lal, Ravi Shastri, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sunil Valson and their manager PR Man Singh.