Boman Irani enters cast of 83 starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev

Boman Irani will be seen playing the role of wicket keeper Farokh Engineer in 83


Upcoming biopic 83 on Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, is one of the much awaited films. The film is helmed by Kabir Khan and the shooting is going on full swing in London. The star-cast was recently joined by Deepika Padukone, who will be seen playing the role of Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Dev in the biopic. Ranveer Singh, who will be seen playing the lead role of Kapil Dev, gave a warm welcome to the new cast member, Boman Irani, who will be seen playing the role of the batsman and wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer.

Ranveer shared a picture from the Iconic Lord’s Balcony and wrote, “All-star arrival!! One of the most remarkable people I have ever met… One of the finest actors I know..someone I admire immensely.. he’s One in a Million! A special gem of a person & a universally loved, COLOSSAL talent..the one & only BOMAN IRANI IS IN THE BUILDING!!”

Reports say that Boman will reportedly be shooting for a couple of days in London and will later join the team in Mumbai. Boman has considered it as a great honor to play this legendary character.

Reports say that Contractor was the only Indian commentator during the 1983 World Cup. The other cast members of 83 include Tahir Raj Bhasin, Pankaj Tripathi, Ammy Virk, Saqib Saleem, Jiiva and Hardy Sandhu.

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