The actor took to social media to declare the release date of his most awaited movie- 83. The movie will hit the theatres on June 4, 2021. Ranveer plays the role of former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. The movie is directed by Kabir Khan.
Owing to the pandemic the movie has got delayed several times. The sports drama will get released in many Indian languages- Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. The main lead of the movie, Ranveer Singh took to his Instagram Handle and announced that the movie will be released on June 4 and tagged the entire film team.
It is a story of the Indian team’s victory in the World Cup 1983. The film also has other big actors like Deepika Padukone, Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem, Boman Irani, Harrdy Sandhu, Jatin Sarna, Tahir Raj Bhasin, and others. The movie was earlier rumored that it would take an OTT release. Kabir, the director of the movie has said that the makers were offered a really good deal by many streaming platforms, but he stood firm on his decision of releasing the movie only in theatres.
He said that it is a film made to make the audience experience it in theatres and the team is ready to be patient till things are normalized and then release the movie only on the big screens. Ranveer also spoke about his experience of playing the role of somebody, who is considered a legend in the truest sense.
He added that he has been long waiting to be part of a movie where he would get a feel of national pride. He said that an entire generation of people should know the story and he is very glad that he gets to front it to the audience.
The actor admitted that before signing the movie, he too did not know how the Indian team technically pulled it off did and came out as successors in the 1983 world cup. He added that they (the Indian team) were a bunch of underdogs, and nobody ever believed in them. But they fought and had the ultimate victory. He concluded by saying that it is a human story!