Ranveer Singh on 83: It’s a real honour and privilege to practice at Lord’s

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiJune 2, 2019UPDATED: June 2, 2019 19:50 IST Ranveer Singh talks about 83 at Salaam Cricket 2019.If the Indian Cricket team is in England for the ICC World Cup 2019, Ranveer Singh and his reel team of 83, too, is in London to shoot for Kabir Khan’s upcoming film 83. It is no secret that the 33-year-old actor is playing Kapil Dev in 83, a film based on India’s historic victory at 1983 World Cup at Lord’s Stadium, England.At India Today’s Salaam Cricket Conclave 2019, Ranveer Singh joined Harbhajan Singh and former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on stage to discuss cricket and his upcoming film.Ranveer, who is quite excited to be among the cricket legends, said, “Hum Lords mein baithe hain, cricket ke sab legends hamare saath hai, World Cup chal raha hai, main picture kar raha hoon 83 win pe, role hai Kapil paaji ka. Sunny sir (Sunil Gavaskar) ke saath din ki shuruwat hui, Shane Warne mile. (We are sitting in Lords with the best in the world of cricket during ICC World Cup. I am doing a film on 83 win and playing the role of Kapil Dev. My day started with Sunil Gavaskar and I met Shane Warne). For us boys, can we take a moment to appreciate how blessed we are to be able to experience this.”He added that working in a film on 83 World Cup win is dream come true. “Hamare yaha cricket is a religion. This is like bhakti vaali yatra pe agaye saare. Extremely proud to be associated with this film,” said Ranveer Singh.”83 ki jo kahani hai ki jis tarah se ek underdog team ne jaake ek ultimate achievement kar lia against all odds. Nobody believed in them, and to beat back-to-back World Cup champions and to lift the trophy for the first time. They have changed the face of sport and changed the attitude of the whole nation. So all of us boys are extremely proud of be a part of this project,” added Ranveer Singh.advertisementHe said that getting to practice cricket at Lord’s is a real honour. “We are shooting in the UK. Aapko pata nahi kitna achcha lagta hai ki hum subah uthke Lord’s mein aake practice karte hai, socho hamare liye kya hoga,” said Ranveer.The actor is hopeful of doing a good job. “It’s a real honour and privilege for us to be here. We are proud of the film we are working on. Also, it coincides with the World Cup,” said Ranveer.The film, which also stars Saqib Saleem, Hardy Sandh, Chirag Patil, is set to hit the screens on April 10, 2020.ALSO READ | Ranveer Singh takes his 83 team to London as India gears up for ICC World Cup 2019ALSO READ | Ranveer Singh’s 83 will now release in April 2020ALSO WATCH | Ranveer Singh makes Delhi dance to Gully Boy at India Today Conclave 2019Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bycharu thakur Tags :Follow Ranveer SinghFollow 83 Ranveer Singh on 83: It’s a real honour and privilege to practice at Lord’sRanveer Singh, who is in London for shooting for 83, joined cricketers for a chit chat at India Today’s Salaam Cricket Conclave 2019. He said that he is extremely happy to practice at Lord’s.advertisementlast_img read more

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