Ever since the first look of ‘83 reel-life captain Ranveer Singh came out, the audience has been waiting to witness the history that India charted in 1983 winning the cricket World Cup. The grand poster unveiling event was held in Chennai, in the presence of the real heroes of India’s Cricket team who brought the World cup home in 1983 along with the reel-life squad of the film ‘83. To take our excitement to a higher note, Ranveer Singh shared a video of the journey that team ‘83 undertook- from London to Mumbai. He also took to his Instagram account to share a glimpse of the event that took place in Chennai.
Kamal Haasan and Akkineni Nagarjuna have come together with Reliance Entertainment to present the Tamil and Telugu versions of the much-awaited film, ‘83 respectively.
Chennai will have the actors travel in a special bus named ‘Kapil’s Devils’ and a special 60 feet high installation that will be put at the location. Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna are both well-celebrated personalities and legends of the Indian showbiz. The projects launched by their production and distribution companies have always been special and well acclaimed.
Talking about the new collaboration, Kamal Haasan shared, “I am extremely excited to present the Tamil Version of ‘83. It’s a matter of pride to promote the film that will recreate the moments of the iconic matches. Not just that, the victory of the Indian team demonstrates to every Indian that where there is a will, there is a way. What was considered impossible was made possible purely due to belief and conviction. And this holds true in all walks of life.”
Adding more, he shared, “It’s my pride to promote a film that stands testimony to such conviction and will. I am happy to bring to my people the story of the team of inspired men captained by Kapil Dev who fought against all odds and won India’s greatest sporting triumph.”
Bringing the Telugu version of ‘83 to the larger audience, Akkineni Nagarjuna expresses, “83 is all about the great iconic win in 1983 that has made cricket a religion in India. It is a story that needs to be told and I am proud to present one of the most awaited films in India and the rest of the cricketing world.”
Director of ‘83 Kabir Khan also said, “I welcome Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna as the presenters and feel privileged to have them be a part of promoting our film in the South”.
Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment shareed, “As the film 83 is about national pride, we are overwhelmed to have the support of great superstars like Kamal Haasan and Nagarjuna to present the Tamil and Telugu versions respectively of the film. With their blessings, it will surely reach out to all the local audience.”
Touted to be the biggest sports film of all time, ‘83 is being co-produced by Madhu Mantena, Sajid Nadiadwala and Reliance Entertainment. The film is all set to release on 10th April 2020 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.
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