Ranveer Singh preps up to master Kapil Dev’s bowling action

First Published 14, Jan 2019, 3:55 PM IST
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Ranveer Singh starts prepping for 83

Ranveer Singh has started prepping for Kabir Khan’s 83 in which he plays Kapil Dev. The film is about India’s first World Cup win in the year 1983.

Ranveer Singh has started preparing for sports drama "83". The actor took to on Instagram share a glimpse of himself practising at the nets for the film, to be directed by Kabir Khan.


"And the glorious journey begins... #83 #kapildev @83thefilm #balwindersinghsandhu @kabirkhankk," Singh posted the photo on Saturday.

"83" will chronicle India's win under Dev's captainship, when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy in 1983.

The actor will play former Indian cricket skipper Kapil Dev in the film.

Former Indian Test cricketer Balwinder Singh Sandhu is training Singh for the role.

"Training begins... #83 #kapildev @ranveersingh @83thefilm #balwindersinghsandhu," Khan wrote on social media.


#ranveersingh #kabirkhan spotted at JVPD ground in Juhu @viralbhayani

A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Jan 12, 2019 at 3:27am PST

Touted as the "biggest sports film" of the country, the film slated to be released on April 10, 2020.

Ranveer, who is currently basking in the success of "Simmba", has another release ready in "Gully Boy", which hits the screens on February 14.