The film takes audiences on the inspiring journey of the Indian cricket team’s first World Cup victory under Kapil Dev in 1983
Kabir Khan’s first official trailer 83 is here. Starring Ranveer Singh, the film takes audiences on the inspiring journey of the Indian cricket team’s first World Cup victory under Kapil Dev in 1983.
Read also | Receive ‘First Day First Show’, our weekly cinema newsletter, delivered to your inbox. You can register for free here
The trailer features many memorable moments from the tournament, culminating in the eventual victory over the mighty West Indies.
Besides Ranveer Singh in Kapil Dev, the film stars Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Jiiva as Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu, Sahil Khattar in Syed Kirmani, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Nishant Dahiya as Roger Binny and R Badree as Sunil Valson.
Pankaj Tripathi plays PR Man Singh, the manager of the popular Indian cricket team, and Deepika Padukone plays Kapil Dev’s wife, Romi Dev.
Here is the official script for the film: “On June 25, 1983, Lord’s Cricket Ground witnessed one of the greatest underdogs in the history of the sport. Fourteen inspired men fought through thick and thin and orchestrated India’s greatest sporting triumph by beating the two-time world champions of the West Indies! This victory put India back on the map and provided the platform to make India the greatest cricket nation in the world today. Armed with self-confidence and conviction, one man guided the team to historic victory.
83 is slated to hit theaters on December 24, in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.