After a delay of over a year, Ranveer Singh’s sports drama 83 has got a new release date. Directed by Kabir Khan, who won India’s first World Cup victory under Kapil Dev’s captaincy in 1983, it will now hit theaters on 4 June.
Taking to Instagram, Singh shared, “June 4, 2021 !!!! Tamil in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. See you in theaters !!! # thisis83 ”
Originally, the sports drama was scheduled to hit theaters on April 10, 2020, but was delayed due to a nationwide lockdown inspired by the spread of COVID-19.
Later, there were reports about a large OTT platform offering Rs 143 crore to the makers of 83. However, Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibashish Sarkar denied the rumor and told PTI, “There is no truth in this.” As producers and even directors we are all on the same page that we want to wait for theatrical release for the next few months. “
In 83, Singh plays Kapil Dev, the former captain of the Indian cricket team. The film stars Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Ammi Virk as Balwinder Sandhu, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Adinath as Dilip Vengsarkar Kothari, Adinath Kothari as Ravi Pandekar, played the role of Dhirya Karva. Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Hardy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Nishant Dahiya as Roger Binny, R Badri as Sunil Walson and Pankaj Tripathi as their coach Man Singh. Deepika Padukone plays Romi Dev, Kapil Dev’s wife.
Kabir Khan, Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Madhu Mantena, Deepika Padukone and Sajid Nadiadwala have bankrolled with 83.