Kabir Khan’s much-awaited sports drama 83 is about to release within the theaters on December 24. Ahead of its release, Ranveer Singh’s ‘dear father-in-law’ Prakash Padukone has shared his recollections of the 1983 cricket world cup when the Kapil Dev-led Indian cricket crew created historical past by successful in opposition to the West Indies.

Though Padukone was taking part in ‘professional badminton’ in Denmark on the time, he tried to know in regards to the match by radio. Recalling the ‘unbelievable’ feeling, he shared, “25th June, 1983, was a landmark day in the history of Indian sports. India won the world cup for the first time, most unexpectedly! We were in Denmark at that time. I was playing professional badminton. I couldn’t see the match live. Trying to get the news either from the radio or BBC.”

He added, “When we heard that India had won the world cup, I think it was unbelievable. India had beaten the mighty West Indies in those days. That was a turning point for Indian cricket. From what was a sport, became a religion.”

Ranveer, who essays the position of former Indian skipper Kapil Dev, shared Padukone’s video on social media with the caption, “The Living Legend of Badminton, a World Champion himself & my dear father-in-law Prakash Padukone, cherishes the memories of the 1983 World Cup triumph! @padukoneprakash.”

83 is predicated on India’s triumphant victory within the 1983 cricket world cup. Originally scheduled to release on April 10, 2020, the movie will now release on December 24 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Besides Singh, the sports activities drama additionally stars Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree and Pankaj Tripathi. Deepika Padukone might be seen taking part in Romi, Kapil Dev’s spouse.

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