January 15 : After dropping the first look character posters of Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem and Jatin Sarna from the forthcoming sports drama 83, actor Ranveer Singh introduces Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil.
Ranveer dropped the poster on his social media profile. He captioned it, “SANDY STORM! He’s a Chip off the Old Block! @IamChiragpatil plays his Father #SandeepPatil in @83thefilm! #madlegit #Thisis83 @kabirkhankk @deepikapadukone @Shibasishsarkar @madmantena #SajidNadiadwala @vishinduri @ipritamofficial @RelianceEnt @FuhSePhantom @NGEMovies @RanveerOfficial @vibri_media @ZeeMusicCompany @PicturesPVR”
Chirag Patil is son of Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil and makers have roped in son to play the role of father in the film. Chirag is an actor who has predominately worked in Hindi and Marathi cinema. On the poster, newbie Chirag Patil is seen donning his father’s outfit from 1983 cricket team.
Kabir Khan directorial sports biopic titled '83 has been the most anticipated film of 2020. Based on the historic win of the Indian cricket team against West Indies in 1983 under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, the project finds itself amidst extreme fanfare much before its release.
The film traces the historic victory of the Indian cricket team during the 1983 world cup. The film is presented by Reliance Entertainment. The film also stars Deepika Padukone, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Amrita Puri, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani and Sahil Khattar.
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 scheduled to release on April 10, 2020, in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.