It’s official, Ranveer Singh is all set to play the most celebrated & loved captain the Indian Cricket team has had. Kapil Dev! Yes, you are reading it right, Ranveer Singh has been signed to play the role of the captain who got India its first world cup in Cricket. The film is based on the 1983 World Win that India witnessed and Ranveer will now be the Captain who got us the first world cup.

Ranveer Singh and Kapil Dev-1The film that will be helmed by Kabir Khan is clearly ecstatic about directing a sports film and on top of that having Ranveer Singh in it.

“I had no idea then that from that day on cricket in India would change forever. As a filmmaker, the journey to that win, filled with the raw energy and sheer passion of a young Indian team, is probably one of the most exciting stories I have worked on. It’s great to have Ranveer come on board as Kapil Dev, as honestly, I could see no one else in the role since I started working on the script.”

World Cup win Kapil DevVishnu Vardhan Induri, Director & Founder of Celebrity Cricket League is also the co-producer of this sports extravaganza.

“With his energy and passion, we feel that Ranveer is a perfect fit to play Kapil Dev, one of the greatest sporting legends India has ever produced.”

Vikramaditya Motwane of Phantom Films also feels only Ranveer Singh can do justice to Kapil Dev on screen

“If any actor can do it, it’s Ranveer”

Ranveer Singh 2017All three spoke to the leading daily Mumbai Mirror to confirm this news. Earlier there was news of Arjun Kapoor too being approached for the role of Kail Dev but it is Ranveer Singh who has finally signed the dotted line.

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