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This Christmas, '83' is set to bring great cheers!

Sports drama '83’ will showcase the journey of 14 inspired men throughout the 1983 World Cup tournament, and the historic win under Kapil Dev’s captaincy

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 7 Dec 2021, 5:55 am

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This Christmas, ’83’ is set to hit the silver screen and warm up the celebrations. India will relive the historic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup through this sports drama. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on December 24, 2021.

Directed by Kabir Khan, the sports drama ‘83’ will showcase the journey of 14 inspired men throughout the 1983 World Cup tournament, and the historic win under Kapil Dev’s captaincy, the makers said, adding that Ranveer Singh will be seen stepping into the shoes of Kapil Dev.

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The ensemble cast includes Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree and Pankaj Tripathi. While Deepika Padukone will be seen in a cameo role, playing Romi, Kapil Dev's wife.

Mobil is the official engine oil partner for the film from the stable of Kabir Khan Film Production. This association is one amongst several initiatives under the brand’s ‘Farak Laakar Dekhiye’ campaign, encouraging audiences to make a difference and see the change, the company said in a release.

Commenting on the association, Deepankar Banerjee, CEO, ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt Ltd, said, “We feel extremely proud to be associated with the movie ‘83. Mobil has been a strong proponent of making a difference and bringing change in society through our ‘Farak Laakar Dekhiye’ campaign. India’s world cup triumph in 1983 made a difference not just to Indian cricket and sports but also at one level to the national confidence and optimism. This December, we will celebrate the retelling of India’s triumph. This cricket plus movie combination gets the Indian pulse racing and will help us connect better with Indian consumers, trade partners, and employees.”

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Produced by Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Phantom Films, Reliance Entertainment and 83 Film Ltd, a Reliance Entertainment and PVR Pictures release slated this Christmas on December 24, 2021 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.

 

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First published:7 Dec 2021, 5:55 am

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