The cricket film 83 is creating a lot of buzz. A lot of people are already involved in the making of the film and bringing to a nation that loves cricket. The latest addition to the film’s list of participants is the actor Kamal Haasan, whose production company Raajkamal Films International along with Reliance Entertainment and Y NOT Studios will present the film’s Tamil version.
The actor spoke to the press about his company’s decision. He said, “I am extremely excited to present the Tamil Version of 83. It’s an honour to promote the film that will recreate the moments of an historic moment in Indian cricket history. What was considered impossible was made possible purely due to belief and conviction.”
The film explores the journey of an underdog team against formidable opponents who were pitted to be the favourites to win the tournament. The actor said, “It’s my pride to promote a film that stands testimony to such conviction and will. I am happy to bring to 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.”
Y NOT Studios, also known for their selective roster of content-driven films were also excited to share their participation in this project, S Sashikanth the head of the production house said about their participation in this project, “83 is a film that celebrates cricket which is not just a sport, but a religion in our country. It’s been thrilling to have the actual players involved in the making of this movie.”
Director Kabir Khan said, “I’m happy to know that my film will be presented by Kamal Haasan sir and Sashikant. 83 has a universal subject, and I am sure audiences will love the film.”
The ensemble cast of the film features Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev. Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree and Pankaj Tripathi. Deepika Padukone appears in a special cameo as Romi Dev.
83 is produced by Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Vishnu Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Phantom Films, Reliance Entertainment and 83 Film Ltd. 83 is directed by Kabir Khan. An YNOTX and Reliance Entertainment release slated on 10th April 2020 in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu.