Ranveer Singh recently took a black and white picture of himself to Instagram. In his upcoming film ’83’, the actor is preparing to play the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev.
The film will recreate India’s first victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Captain Kapil Dev the headed the Indian Cricket Team. Ranveer’s picture shows that the actor has grown his mustache and hair to look like Kapil Dev.
Ranveer went to Dharamshala to train and learn various aspects of the sport with the whole cast of 83. Many star cricketers visited the actor and his team during their Dharamshala stay. Under Kapil Dev, Ranveer even had to train. The actor took to Instagram to share pictures with the legendary cricketer himself.
In an earlier interview, when Ranveer was asked about his reaction on being offered the role of Kapil Dev, he said, “I was born at the time when cricket was big time. When Kabir Sahab (director Kabir Khan) had come to me and said that there will be a film on 83, I was like finally. And when he was narrating it to me, I was like woooh. It is not a story just about cricket but a human story.”
83 will hit the screens on April 10, 2020.