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‘83’: Character poster of Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar unveiled

The character poster of Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar from the upcoming film 83 has been unveiled today. Bhasin, who received wide applause for playing antagonist in 2014 film Mardaani, can be seen sporting cricket uniform in the poster which has large logo of the film in the background.

The makers took to the Twitter handle of the film to share the poster and wrote, “Our favorite Sunny, the Little Master wielding his legendary bat and making his way to win India’s first ever World Cup trophy! Presenting to you Kapil Dev’s first devil — Sunil Gavaskar! This Is 83.”

Bhasin also shared the poster on his Twitter page and wrote, “Inki batting ne dushman ke chakke chuda diye! Essaying the Little Master’s role has been such a humbling experience. Presenting the man, the legend, Sunil Gavaskar! This Is 83.

The logo of the film was unveiled earlier today with the caption, “A curtain raiser to the film that’ll make every Indian proud.”

The film features an ensemble cast reprising the India national cricket team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Ranveer Singh will be seen as iconic Kapil Dev, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani while Deepika Padukone will be seen in a cameo avatar playing Romi, Kapil Dev’s wife. It narrates Dev’s journey of life as well as how he became the captain of the India national cricket team and won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Directed by Kabir Khan, 83 is jointly produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Kabir Khan, Madhu Mantena, Deepika Padukone and Sajid Nadiadwala. The film is scheduled to be theatrically released in India on 10 April 2020, along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Telugu languages.

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