Kamal Haasan’s Raajkamal Films International and Akkineni Nagarjuna’s Annapurna Studios have joined hands with Reliance Entertainment film to present their next offering ’83 in Tamil and Telugu versions respectively. Kamal Haasan and Akkineni Nagarjuna are extremely popular down South and their names being attached to the film would only boost the hype surrounding it.
Director Kabir Khan took to social media where he confirmed the collaboration with fans. His caption read, “Taking the grandness of 83 to the next level! The mega superstars of India, @ikamalhaasan & #NagarjunaAkkineni will be presenting the film in Tamil & Telugu versions respectively. #ThisIs83” Check out the pictures from the post below.
Jubilant to be part of such an exciting project, Kamal Haasan revealed in an interview with a leading daily, “I am extremely excited to present the Tamil version of ’83. It’s a matter of pride to promote the film that will recreate the moments of the iconic matches. Not just that, the victory of the Indian team demonstrates to every Indian that where there is a will, there is a way. What was considered impossible was made possible purely due to belief and conviction. And this holds true in all walks of life. It’s my pride to promote a film that stands testimony to such conviction and will. I am happy to bring to my people the story of the team of inspired men captained by Kapil Dev, who fought against all odds and won India’s greatest sporting triumph.”
’83 is a film based on India’s World Cup challenge lead by captain Kapil Dev, who’ll be played by Ranveer Singh in the film. Apart from Ranveer, the film also stars 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. Deepika Padukone will be seen playing Romi, Kapil Dev’s wife.