With the age of slam-bang cricket, T20 emerging, Helicopter Shot, Switch Hit and many similar shots were invented. Similarly, once upon a time, the ‘Natraj Shot’ was one such stroke that Kapil Dev was known for. As Ranveer Singh steps into shoes of the legendary all-rounder for ‘83', the actor had the privilege to witness the magic in front of his eyes,,] and even Deepika Padukone had a word of advice for her husband.
Ranveer took to Instagram to share a video where Kapil Dev showcases his popular Natraj Shot in the nets. The actor, who’s all padded up, immediately reacts with delight after seeing the legend's trademark shot as if to spot how to go about it. As one can see, the shot is similar to a pull shot, only that the batsman’s leg is lifted like the Nataraja. What’s great to see is Kapil Dev seemed to pull it off so effortlessly despite him retiring 25 years back.
Watch the video here:
Deepika was awed seeing her husband learning the craft of batting from the master himself and wrote, “Make the most of it...these moments will never come back!im soo proud of you!”
The team of ‘83, a film based on India’s historic ‘1983 World Cup triumph, is currently prepping for the shoot in Dharamshala before they head to London for the shoot. Not just the ‘Natraj Shot’, Ranveer has been picking Kapil Dev’s brain to become the ‘hurricane’ himself.
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