’83: What Kapil Dev Stated About Deepika Padukone Enjoying His Spouse Romi

Deepika and Ranveer in ’83. (courtesy: YouTube)


  • The movie will launch on December 24 this yr
  • Kabir Khan has directed the movie
  • Deepika Padukone has additionally co-produced the movie

New Delhi:

Kapil Dev is understood not only for World Cup-winning catches and his iconic Natraj shot whereas batting but additionally for plain-speak. Followers thrilled but additionally a bit confused by the display screen time dedicated to actress Deepika Padukone within the trailer of ’83 – she performs Kapil Dev’s spouse Romi – might be glad to know that the cricket legend can be considerably puzzled. Requested by The Quint about his response to Deepika’s casting, the previous Indian skipper mentioned, “I believe blended as a result of I do not understand how a lot the position of my spouse is in ’83, so one doesn’t realise that what they’re making an attempt to do there.”

The intent is to obviously make cinematic capital out of pairing real-life celebrity couple Ranveer Singh, who performs Kapil Dev in ’83, and Deepika Padukone as a reel-life one – actually, they’ve made a number of hit movies collectively.

’83, as just about everybody is aware of, is a retelling of how India, led by Kapil Dev, gained the World Cup in 1983 – an actual life sports activities drama, the story of which most Indians know solely too properly. Other than shoehorning Deepika as Romi Dev into this house, ’83 casts an unbelievable array of expertise as Kapil’s Devils – these embody Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar and Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath.

Workforce India is led in ’83 by Ranveer Singh, whose transformation into Kapil Dev has been obtained with nice enthusiasm. To this little bit of casting, the cricketer’s response was unqualified. “I believe you are feeling pleased that such an incredible, proficient actor is making an attempt to work on that. I used to be little fearful additionally as a result of it is a very athletic job to try this. However the best way he labored and the best way he was working by way of out within the final one yr I could not consider that any person may be a lot eager in making an attempt to take action a lot in that film,” he instructed The Quint.

Watch the trailer of ’83 right here:

As for that well-known Natraj shot, right here is Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev in ’83:

83, directed by Kabir Khan, will launch on December 24.