- Former cricketers advertised 83
- They were photographed today at the JW Marriott Hotel in Mumbai
- Kapil Dev is not known to have been on the bus
India are currently experiencing some seasonal World Cup fever. Excitedly expected ’83 This week’s releases and excitement is high, today at the JW Marriott Hotel in Mumbai showcased some of the original Kapil Devils to promote the film directed by Kabir Khan. Kapil Dev, who was in the advertising business ’83, Did not appear to be on the bus that came out of the hotel on Tuesday morning, but some iconic players got off – Sunil Gavaskar, Mohinder Amarnath, Krishnamachari Srikanth, Palwinder Singh Chandu, Madan Lal, Dilip Vengsarkar, Roger Binny, Kirti Azad and Sandeep Patil. Also missing were Ravi Shastri, Syed Kirmani and Sunil Walson in action. Yashpal Sharma, who played a key role in the 1983 victory, died in July this year.
Kapil’s Devils, known as the 1983 team, defeated the West Indies in a spectacular final to bring home the country’s first World Cup. World Cup winning catch – Vivian Richards wicket – taken by Kapil Dev off Madan Lal. Palwinder Singh Lane had an eventful final – he clean bowled Gordon Greenidge and he was hit in the head by a bouncer. Vice-captain Mohinder Amarnath won the match for a 50-run partnership with K Srikanth and 3 wickets.
Of the 14 extraordinary men who won the World Cup, 14 are extraordinary actors ’83 – Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Tahir Raj Pasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Jeeva as K Srikanth, Punjabi stars Hardi Chandu as Madan Lal and Ammi Virk and Palwinder Singh Chandu as Sandeep Patil’s son Chirac as his father. , Dinkar Sharma as Keerthi Azad, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Thairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Nishant Tahiya and Jatin Sarna as Roger Binny and Yashpal Sharma, Sahil Katar as Syed Kirmani and R Badri as Sunil Walson.
Kapil Dev and wife Romy (played by Ranveer’s wife Deepika Padukone in the film) join the team ’83 Recently in Dubai and Saudi Arabia to promote the film.
actors ’83 The team manager is PR Man Singh as Pankaj Tripathi, Kapil Dev’s mother Nina Gupta, Farooq engineer Boman Irani and Aditi Arya as Mohinder Amarnath’s wife Inderjit. ’83 Opens this Friday.