Ranveer Singh's upcoming sports drama '83' has been the talk of the town ever since the film was announced. The makers of the film on Wednesday, April 3, announced that 'Sacred Games' actor Jatin Sarna has been roped for the project. As per reports, the actor will essay the role of former Indian cricketer Yashpal Sharma in the film.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and made the announcement. Sharing a picture of the actor he wrote, "#SacredGames actor Jatin Sarna to essay the role of #YashpalSharma in #83TheFilm... Stars Ranveer Singh as #KapilDev... Directed by Kabir Khan... Presented by Reliance Entertainment... Produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri, Kabir Khan... #CastOf83 #Relive83"
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Yashpal Sharma is a former Indian cricketer who was a middle-order batsman and was a part of the 1980s Indian Cricket Team.
'83' is based on India's historical first Cricket World Cup Win against England at the Lord's stadium, will see Ranveer play the role of the then Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev. The sports drama, which will be helmed by Kabir Khan, will chronicle India's win under Kapil Dev's captainship when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy in 1983.
Besides Ranveer, the makers have revealed the upcoming venture will also star Ammy Virk as Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Chirag Patil in his father Sandeep Patil’s role, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, R Badree as Sunil Valson, Jiiva as Krishnamachari Srikkanth, and Pankaj Tripathi as manager Man Singh, are among the other members of the cast that have been confirmed.
According to reports, director Kabir Khan has confirmed that the shoot for the film will begin from May and will continue till August. Most of this shoot will take place in London as the 1983 cricket world cup was held in England. He has also added that parts of the film will also be shot in India. The film is produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri, and Khan, and presented by Reliance Entertainment. It is scheduled to hit the theatres on April 10, 2020.
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