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“What an honor it’s been embodying your champion spirit” – wishes Ranveer Singh to Kapil Dev on his birthday

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Ranveer Singh, who portrayed the role of the former skipper of the Indian cricket team, Kapil Dev, in Kabir Khan’s sports drama 83, wished the legendary cricketer on his 63rd birthday on Thursday.

"What an honor it’s been embodying your champion spirit" - wishes Ranveer Singh to Kapil Dev on his birthday

Taking to his Instagram account, Ranveer shared a picture of himself with the ‘Haryana Hurricane’ from the time when he was shooting for 83. Along with the photo, the actor wrote, “Happy birthday to the original Sakht Jaan @therealkapildev. what an honor it’s been embodying your champion spirit on screen!”


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Jatin Sarna, who played the role of late cricketer Yashpal Sharma in the sports drama, commented on the photo, “Dono ka jawaab nahi❤❤❤ (both are incredible).” Zoya Akhtar, Amruta Khanvilkar, and Adinath Kothare left heart emojis on Ranveer Singh’s post.

Ranveer Singh was attired in an uncanny resemblance to Kapil Dev in 83. His performance as the cricketer in the sports drama that chronicled India’s win in the 1983 Cricket World Cup has earned him applause. On Wednesday, Sachin Tendulkar appreciated Ranveer’s portrayal of Kapil Dev.

He wrote, “A brilliant ‘all-round’ display by @RanveerOfficial in 83. Soaked in all the @kapildev paaji traits to make us reminisce the iconic moments of our first-ever World Cup victory. I know the win really inspired the little boy.” Ranveer thanked Master Blaster for his kind words.

Apart from Bollywood biggie Ranveer Singh, 83 also stars Saqib Saleem, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Pankaj Tripathi, Jatin Sarna, Sahil Khattar, Jiiva and Deepika Padukone among others. The film will have an OTT release only after running in cinema halls for 8 weeks. It was released on December 24.

Also Read: Ranveer Singh starrer 83 committed to eight week theatrical run, confirms Shibasish Sarkar 


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