Jiiva As Krishnamachari Srikkanth in 83’
The makers of 83’- The Film released the first look poster of Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, and now they are out with Jiiva's character as Krishnamachari Srikkanth aka K Srikkanth.
Kabir Khan directorial sports biopic titled '83 has been the most anticipated film of 2020. Based on the historic win of the Indian cricket team against West Indies in 1983 under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, the project finds itself amidst extreme fanfare much before its release.
Ranveer dropped the poster on his social media profile. He captioned it, “IT’S CHIKA, MACHA!!! The Swashbuckling South Indian Strokeplay Sensation! Presenting @JiivaOfficial as #KrishnamachariSrikkanth! #ThisIs83 @kabirkhankk @deepikapadukone @Shibasishsarkar @madmantena #SajidNadiadwala @vishinduri @ipritamofficial @RelianceEnt @FuhSePhantom @RanveerOfficial @NGEMovies @vibri_media @ZeeMusicCompany @PicturesPVR @83thefilm
On the poster, Tamil actor Jiiva is seen donning the cricketer's outfit as he is playing a square-cut. Srikkanth was the top scorer in the final match of 1983 world cup against West Indies.
The film traces the historic victory of the Indian cricket team during the 1983 world cup. The film is presented by Reliance Entertainment. It also features Ammy Virk, Hardy Sandhu, and Chirag Patil.