Directed by Kabir Khan, 83 is based on Indian cricket team’s 1983 world cup win. Ranveer Singh will be stepping into the shoes of Kapil Dev. The film will release in theatres on December 24 in multiple languages. On November 30, the film’s trailer was launched.
Ranveer Singh wrote, “Thank you to movie fans all over the country and beyond, our film fraternity, the press…people from all walks of life and generations have appreciated the movie’s trailer, and we are filled with gratitude and gladness. This is not just a movie – it’s a glorious tribute to that moment in Indian history that changed it all! It’s about the great achievement of the Indian Cricket Team of 1983 – ‘Kapil’s Devils’! These men are legends, and it’s an honour to be a part of the cinematic telling of their iconic story on the big screen! Once again, thank you from the bottom of my heart for your generous and loving messages! Kaptaan Kabir Khan, it’s everything you dreamed of! Take a bow (sic).”