Kabir Khan’s upcoming film 83 starring Ranveer Singh is one highly anticipated project. It follows the cricketing journey of Kapil Dev when he was appointed as captain of the Indian Cricket.
Ranveer Singh will play the role of Kapil Dev in the film. And now, if latest reports are to be believed, Kapil Dev’s daughter Amiya has turned Assistant Director for the film.
“Amiya is just out of college. As of now, it looks like she just wants to explore different things like most bright people do. She is very helpful to us, she knows the subject, she knows all the cricketers and she has access to all of them. She is also very willing to learn,” the source said.
Kapil Dev’s daughter Amiya turns Assistant Director
’83 follows how, under newly-appointed captain Kapil Dev, the Indian cricket team defeated West Indies in the final of the World Cup in 1983. It tracks the coming-of-age of not just a cricketing team but of a young nation in the eyes of the world.
The source said: “Kapil Dev is closely involved with the project, and it’s all good for the project.”
Apart from Ranveer, the cast also includes the likes of Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem and Chirag Patil. The film will goes on floors in May.