Today, on the ace cricketer’s 72nd birthday, Tahir says it was an honour to essay the sensational batting wizard for the large display screen. “I can’t wait for Sunil Gavaskar to see 83 and watch my performance in the film. It’s a huge honour to play a legend like him on screen and I hope I have done enough. I’m excited as well as nervous because I want to see his reaction while being next to him,” he mentioned.
Elaborating additional, he added, “Sunil Gavaskar is not just an icon, he is an institution and my on-screen act is a huge salute to everything that he has done for our country and Indian cricket.”
Talking about essaying the long-lasting cricketer on-screen, Tahir instructed a information portal in an interview that though he felt the stress, it was additionally difficult on the identical time. The actor added that earlier than he accepted the half, he learn two of his biographies and what actually attracted him to the half was how he was a perfectionist all through his life. According to Tahir, it was a accountability and the identical time it was difficult in phrases of the aura the names brings with it.
The movie can have Ranveer Singh enjoying the lead function of Kapil Dev within the film. Deepika Padukone may even be seen essaying the function of his spouse Romi Dev. The film additionally options actors like, Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem and others.
Meanwhile, on the work entrance, aside from ‘’83’, Tahir can be seen in ‘Looop Lapeta’ the place he can be seen sharing the display screen house with Taapsee Pannu for the primary time.