Deepika Padukone is set to star in the upcoming sports drama, "83" with her husband, actor Ranveer Singh. Deepika will essay the role of Romi Dev, wife to cricketing legend Kapil Dev, to be played by Ranveer.
The actor made the announcement on Wednesday on Instagram. "*drum roll* All smiles as All-star @deepikapadukone joins the #83squad! @83thefilm @kabirkhankk," he wrote alongside a photo with Deepika and film's director Kabir Khan.
In another post, Ranveer dished put details about his frequent co-star's role. "Who better to play My Wifey than My Wifey?! @deepikapadukone plays Romi Dev in @83thefilm! Genius casting courtesy @kabirkhankk," he said.
Ever since the picture has been posted, netizens have been bombarding it with comments such as "Deepveer is back on screen", "Can't wait", "This is going to be so amazing". Read some reactions below:
This will be the duo's fourth collaboration after last year's release "Padmaavat". "83" will chronicle India's win under Kapil's captainship, when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy in 1983.
The much-awaited film will release on April 10, 2020. "83" is produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri and Kabir, and presented by Reliance Entertainment. The shooting is underway in Glasgow.
The film '83' which 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.
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