83 movie 2021

Release Date : December 24, 2021

Director : Kabir Khan

Stars : Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin

Writters : Sumit Arora, Vasan Bala, Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan

Durations : 2h 42m

Plot: On June 25, 1983, the Lord's Cricket Ground witnessed 14 men beat the two times World Champions West Indies, putting India back onto the cricket world stage.

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83 is a 2021 Indian Hindi-language sports biographical drama film directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Kabir Khan. The film is based on the Indian national cricket team’s victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. The film stars Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, the captain of the Indian team, with Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Jiiva, Dhairya Karwa, Nishant Dahiya, Sahil Khattar, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, and R Badree in supporting roles.

The film begins with a black-and-white opening sequence of the 1983 Cricket World Cup Final on 25 June 1983 between India and West Indies. During the second innings when India is fielding, Madan Lal bowls toward Viv Richards who is on strike. Richards lofts the ball in the air for a six but results in getting caught out by Kapil Dev. The film then shifts to 30 May 1983 at the BCCI office in Mumbai where the BCCI officials get an invitation to the Cricket World Cup. Sunil Gavaskar is dropped from captaincy and Kapil Dev is made the captain. The cricketers who are in the squad namely Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Kirti Azad, Madan Lal, and Sunil Valson are already there in England playing County Cricket.

The Indian team starts their campaign with a loss against West Indies. They then win against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. In the quarter-finals, they face Australia and win by 3 wickets. In the semi-finals, they face England and win by 6 wickets. In the final, they face West Indies again, this time defeating them by 43 runs to win the Cricket World Cup for the first time.

The film ends with a montage of the Indian team celebrating their victory. The film was released on 24 December 2021 and received positive reviews from critics. It was also a commercial success, grossing over ₹350 crore worldwide.

Here are some of the reviews of the film:

  • Ranveer Singh is in top form as Kapil Dev. He brings the character to life with his energy and charisma.
  • The supporting cast is also excellent. Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, and Saqib Saleem all give standout performances.
  • Kabir Khan directs the film with energy and passion. He captures the excitement of the 1983 Cricket World Cup perfectly.
  • The film is a must-watch for any cricket fan. It is also a great film for anyone who loves a good underdog story.

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Captain Kapil Dev led a team from India, seen as underdogs, to bring home the country’s first-ever World Cup title in the year 1983. Kabir Khan’s ‘83’ encapsulates the journey of this team that taught a nation to believe and to pin its hopes on its cricket players’ by returning home as a set of uniquely gifted world champions.

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83 is a Bollywood Sports-drama, directed by Kabir Khan. The movie stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Tahir Raj Bhasin in the lead roles.

The movie reprising the India national cricket team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Ranveer Singh will be seen stepping into the shoes of Kapil Dev.

The movie also stars 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.

Deepika Padukone will be seen playing Romi, Kapil Dev’s wife. This Movie is fictional documentation of India’s heroic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup in England against West Indies.

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