The buzz around Kabir Khan’s ’83 is currenty sky-high and fans can hardly wait to see Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on screen together for the first time since they tied the knot. The film is all set to narrate the story of legendary Cricket stalwart Kapil Dev who led the Indian team to victory in the 1983 World Cup. Ranveer Singh has taken to social media to share his first look from the film and has stepped into the role perfectly, so much so that he completely matches up to the appearance of Kapil Dev.
While this may be the case, fans are also excited to see Deepika Padukone essay the role of Kapil Dev’s wife, Romi Dev and she has already been praised for her transformation by Romi Dev herself. Romi Dev has played a great role in Kapil Dev's journey and has been a significant part of his life and his support system.
Director Kabir Khan has now opened up and lauded Deepika Padukone’s performance and said that he had always wanted to collaborate with the actress. He said that the team of ’83 was lucky to have her on board the film, not only as an actor but also as a producer. Deepika plays the role of Romi Devi, cricketer Kapil Dev's wife as the actress embodies Romi Devi's energy effortlessly, he mentioned.
Boolywood’s favourite couple, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will be sharing screen space for the very first time since they got married last year. They are both known for their stellar performances and on-screen chemistry in films including Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. Kabir Khan also revealed that the two were paired up not only because they are a real-life couple, but because they are perfect for their roles.
The film is all set to release on April 10 next year and will surely turn out to be a visual treat for all the cricket lovers and Kapil Dev fans that are waiting to reminisce India's grand win on screen.