Ranveer Singh’s 83 trailer piqued public curiosity

Ranveer Singh's highly-awaited sports biopic 83 will hit the screens on December 24 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. The makers on Tuesday unveiled the Trailer of the film which grabbed the needed attention.

The nearly four-minute-long trailer shows how the Indian cricket team was laughed at for daring to dream of winning the 1983 world cup. Apart from Ranveer Singh, who is playing Kapil Dev, the cast is as follows: Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Jiiva as Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Nishant Dahiya as Roger Binny and R Badree as Sunil Valson. Additionally, Pankaj Tripathi plays PR Man Singh, the team's manager. While Deepika Padukone plays Kapil Dev's wife Romi Dev.

Based on the life of Kapil Dev and India's triumph in the 1983 World Cup, the film is directed by hitmaker Kabir Khan.