Ranveer Singh has, once again, proved his mettle! The actor who had been preparing for a long time to fit into the shoes of legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev has finally perfected his every move. A post on Instagram on Ranveer Singh’s profile shows a glimpse of him acing the iconic ‘Natraj’ shot.
From the expression, to the stance to the very look of Ranveer Singh – it couldn’t get more real than this. Director Kabir Khan, too, shared the same behind-the-scenes photograph from the film, captioning it, “The match that was never televised… a world record innings that India never saw… this April the world will see how history was made on that cold windy day in Tunbridge Wells.”
Ranveer Singh’s Instagram posts won him appreciation from all his followers, celebrities included. Dia Mirza, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kartik Aaryan and Rakul Preet were some of the ones who commented on his post. Kapil Dev too complimented Ranveer on the picture-
Hats off Ranveer! https://t.co/bAH7pyBtE7
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) November 11, 2019
Twitterati, too, couldn’t get enough of Ranveer Singh’s look, calling him ‘versatile’ and ‘impressive’ with the perfection he executed in the shot. Within a short span of time, #RanveerAsKapil began to trend on the social media platform.
In current generation, Ranveer is the most versatile actor..
He did lootera.. Dil dhadakne do.. Then period film Bajirao Mastani.. Played negative role in Padmavat.. Then Gullyboy.. He played a police officer in Masala film Simmba.. And now doing a biopic also..#RanveerAsKapil https://t.co/Cz7R2hqGzU
— Rohan K (@RoflMarathi_) November 11, 2019
— Kruti 🇮🇳 (@Kuks21) November 11, 2019
— Bhaumil Patel ™👓 (@ImBhaumil) November 11, 2019
— Sankit (@BuddhuSaMann) November 11, 2019
Only you @RanveerOfficial will go this far, skin deep into a character and make us forget you within a blink and connect us w the character in one single frame- utter perfection. Hats off to your dedication, you put your heart body and soul in each of them 🙏❤️ #RanveerAsKapil pic.twitter.com/uSYnghNXLL
— Kalai💕|芸術| シ (@mynameisKalai) November 11, 2019
’83 the film charts the victory of the Indian cricket team in the 1983 world cup against the then champions West Indies. The Kabir Khan directorial hits theatres in April 2020.