In an attempt to better understand the character he will be portraying on-screen, Ranveer Singh has been invited by Kapil Dev to spend some time with him. The duo will reportedly be in Chandigarh, which is also Kapil Dev’s home town. According to sources, it was during a shoot for a comedy television show that Ranveer Singh expressed his wish to reconnoitre with Kapil Dev.
“The idea is to spend as much time as possible with Kapil so that he can study his mannerisms and body language. Ranveer will also utilise the time to perfect his bowling skills under Kapil sir’s supervision,” revealed a source close to the film. The actor is thus expected to be in Chandigarh around mid-April, post training in Himachal with the rest of the members of the team. The 83 team will train for about 15 days and be coached in cricket and the likes.
’83 the film is based on the victory of the Indian Cricket team at the World Cup. It was a turning point in the history of cricket, as the Indian cricket team defeated World Champions West Indies in a landslide victory. Ranveer Singh will be starring in the lead role as the Indian cricketing captain Kapil Dev. The film is slated to release in 2020, and goes on floors in the next few coming months. The film will be shot in various parts of London & Scotland.