Mumbai: Veteran actor Pankaj Tripathi who is known for his natural acting in movies like ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ and Stree has been roped in for Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’. Pankaj will be essaying the role of Man Singh, the manager of 1983 World Cup-winning cricket team.
Ranveer in the film will play legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. He had started his preparations for ’83’ last month. The ‘Gully Boy’ actor who is on clound nine has showed his interest to work with actor Pankaj.
The star cast of the film also includes YouTuber Sahil Khatter, Tamil actor Jiiva, former cricketer Sandeep Patil’s son Chirag Patil and Punjabi actor Ammy Virk in the pivotal roles. It will recreate the events from the 1983 World Cup, in which the Indian cricket team won the cup for the first time ever.
Directed by Kabir Khan, the film will be presented by Reliance Entertainment and produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri, Kabir Khan.