Ranveer Singh-starrer ’83 will have Sahil Khattar recreate the role of Syed Kirmani!
Chandigarh is not new to Sahil Khattar’s name. Starting as an RJ on a local FM station, Sahil always had his eyes set on the glam city Mumbai. Graduate from DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, Sahil is a Bronze medalist in roller hockey, a game that’s his passion. Having made a name for himself on YouTube channel Being Indian and then going on to have his own YouTube channel ‘Khattarnaak’, Sahil sure has come a long way.
Syed Kirmani was a well-known wicketkeeper who played for the Indian cricketer team who’s also awarded as the best wicketkeeper for his stellar performance at the 1983 Cricket World Cup.
The former Indian cricketer Syed Kirmani was a lower order batsman, the team India would rely upon. Sir Kirmani’s unbroken 126 partnership for the ninth wicket with Kapil Dev against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup contributing 26 was one of the critical moments in the history of cricket.
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Always knew I’ll get a big opportunity in Bollywood, but never knew it’ll be in the shape of a mammoth debut. Thank you everyone for supporting and liking my work and especially @kabirkhankk for having me essay “The Iconic Bald and Beautiful Wicket-keeper” ! This will be an ode to Syed Kirmani 😇 #Repost @kabirkhankk ・・・ Here’s our Kiri Bhai… #Repost @83thefilm ・・・ YouTube Sensation @issahilkhattar will get behind the stumps to play legendary wicket-keeper #SyedKirmani. #CastOf83 @ranveersingh @kabirkhankk @83thefilm @mantenamadhu @vishnuinduri @83thefilm #Relive83
Tracing the historic victory of 1983 world cup, Kabir Khan’s upcoming directorial will star Ranveer Singh as the former captain of the Indian Cricket Team Kapil Dev. The film ’83 would be Ranveer Singh’s first trilingual film to be made in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
Earlier, the makers hosted an event to announce the film along with the entire former team that lifted the world cup in 83.
Directed by Kabir Khan, the sports film will bring to light one of the most important event in Indian cricket history. The film will be shot at real locations and will be going on floors in April this year.
While Ranveer Singh will play the lead, the film will be backed by a powerful support cast. The casting of the other cricket players will be announced soon.