Recently, Ranveer Singh's resemblance to the former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev in the first look of his upcoming film '83, was all the netizens were talking about. While netizens were just getting over the uncanny resemblance between the two stars, an old picture of the cricketer has appeared on the internet.
The now-viral image shows Kapil Dev sporting a bright red t-shirt paired with zig-zag patterned pants. Actor Sharib Hashmi, who is best known for his role in Slumdog Millionaire took posted the picture on Twitter suggesting that it looks like he is playing Ranveer Singh in a biopic instead of it being the other way round.
The post started a domino effect of jokes making the image go viral and netizens coming up with hilarious reactions. Within a short span of 20 hours the post collected over 16,500 likes and has more than 1600 Retweets. Take a look at the post:
Here's how netizens are reacting:
Interestingly the image of Kapil Dev was posted by cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle back in 2014, however, it went viral only recently.
Take a look at the original post:
Scheduled to release in April 2020, '83 aims to tell the story of India's incredible 1983 cricket World Cup victory. Starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, Deepika Padukone and Pankaj Tripathi this movie will show the journey from Kapil Dev's perspective and will also cover his life story making it a biopic of him.
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