Mohinder Amarnath, Balwinder Sandhu train team ’83 in Dharamsala

Mohinder Amarnath, Balwinder Sandhu train team ’83 in Dharamsala

Former India cricketers Mohinder Amarnath and Balwinder Singh Sandhu have come on board to lend their support to the team of upcoming Hindi film ’83, which will bring alive on the big screen the story of India’s 1983 cricket World Cup victory. The film, directed by Kabir Khan, is presented by Reliance Entertainment and produced…

Ranveer Singh and his team of ’83 to bond at a boot camp in Dharamshala

Ranveer Singh and his team of ’83 to bond at a boot camp in Dharamshala

Director Kabir Khan’s ’83 is one of the most eagerly awaited films of 2020. The film covers India’s historic triumph at the 1983 cricket World Cup. The World Cup-winning team was led by all-rounder Kapil Dev. Ranveer Singh plays Kapil Dev in ’83. Bonding is vital for any sports team, and as part of the preparation for…

Adinath M Kothare to play Dilip Vengsarkar in Kabir Khan’s ’83

Adinath M Kothare to play Dilip Vengsarkar in Kabir Khan’s ’83

Marathi film actor Adinath M Kothare is the latest cast member added in Kabir Khan’s 83. He will be playing the role of Indian yesteryear batsman Dilip Vengsarkar. The film is based on India’s cricket World Cup victory of 1983.  Vengsarkar was one of India’s frontline middle-order batsman in the 1970s and 1980s. He was…

My responsibility as a writer goes beyond my gender: Kausar Munir

My responsibility as a writer goes beyond my gender: Kausar Munir

Lyricist and screenwriter Kausar Munir, who has collaborated with filmmaker Kabir Khan to write the story of docu-drama Roar of the Lion, says she believes in projecting every character in the right manner responsibly, not just women. Asked if she feels an extra sense of responsibility to present women in a progressive manner because she…

Shekhar Kapur on digital debut

Shekhar Kapur on digital debut

Celebrated filmmakers like Shekhar Kapur, Kabir Khan, Neeraj Pandey and Venkat Prabhu, who will make their digital debut on Hotstar Specials, are looking forward to explore the medium to tell extensive stories across different formats, genres and languages and reach out to a wide audience. Hotstar Specials is the new label launched by OTT player…

Singer-composer Harrdy Sandhu to play fast bowler Madan Lal in ‘83

Singer-composer Harrdy Sandhu to play fast bowler Madan Lal in ‘83

Singer-composer Harrdy Sandhu has been roped in to play the character of India’s former fast bowler Madan Lal in Kabir Khan’s ’83. This will be his acting debut. The film is based on Indian cricket team’s victory in the 1983 cricket World Cup. Ranveer Singh will essay the role of team captain and all-rounder, Kapil…

Saqib Saleem to play the ‘Jimmy’ to Ranveer Singh’s Kapil Dev in 83

Saqib Saleem to play the ‘Jimmy’ to Ranveer Singh’s Kapil Dev in 83

The squad for Kabir Khan’s ’83 is almost ready, with Saqib Saleem taking on the role of Mohinder Amarnath in the biopic based on India’s first cricket World Cup triumph in 1983. The actor has been revealed as the latest name in a star cast led by Ranveer Singh, which also includes Tahir Raj Bhasin,…