Talented actors from across the India are expected to be roped in for Ranveer Singh ’83 which will be directed by Bajraangi Bhaijaan fame Kabir Khan. In the movie 83, story of India’s first World Cup win will be described which has taken place in the year 1983, England. Sometime back, it has been heard that Punjabi actor named Ammy Virk will be seen as Balwinder Singh Sandhu in the movie.
Now, it has been reported that Tamil actor Jiiva has been made part of the movie also. For the role of Indian cricketer Krishnamachari Srikanth, Jiiva has been chosen. Confirming the reports, producer Madhu Mantena has said “I have been a huge fan of Jiiva since the time I saw one of my favourite films with him called KO. I have always wanted to remake it here in Hindi. It’s awesome that finally, I am getting a chance to work with him. I can’t think of anyone better to be able to do justice in playing Srikkanth on the big screen.”
So, Tamil actor Jiiva will be making his Bollywood debut with Ranveer Singh’s 83. Sharing the excitement of being part of 83, actor Jiiva has said to a daily “I am avid cricket buff. I have played several local matches and even been in winning teams. When I got the opportunity to play ace cricketer Srikkanth and that too in my debut Hindi film, I was thrilled. I consider this as a big honour. I am looking forward to the day when I stand in front of the camera for 83.”
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