The long wait is finally over for all the cricket enthusiast as the trailer for Kabir Khan’s sports drama 83, starring Ranveer Singh as former cricketer Kapil Dev, has been released.
The film follows how the Indian cricket team went from being the underdogs to winning their first-ever World Cup in 1983 by beating the reigning champions, West Indies.
The video begins with the Indian team faltering on the field. Ranveer as Kapil declares at the press conference that they are ‘here to win’, inviting sniggers from the handful of reporters who attended the event.
Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Ammy Virk as Balvinder Singh Sandhu, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Pankaj Tripathi, who plays the then-manager of the team PR Man Singh.
83 will be out in theatres on December 24 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Kamal Haasan’s Raajkamal Films International and Nagarjuna Akkineni’s Annapurna Studios are joining hands with Reliance Entertainment to present the Tamil and Telugu versions, respectively. Prithviraj’s production and Kichcha Sudeepa’s Shalini Arts are set to present the film in Malayalam and Kannada versions.