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Ranveer Singh’s ’83’ to have Kapil Dev’s daughter Amiya as assistant director

Bollywood as an industry is growing leaps and bounds and filmmakers are not shying away from experimenting. The last 7-8 years has seen many more films being made on real events or inspired by it. Now, Kabir Khan’ ‘83‘ is highly anticipated and it will see Ranveer Singh playing the role of former Indian captain Kapil Dev. For those, who are unaware, ’83’ is based on India’s triumph at 1983 cricket World Cup in England.

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It is reported that legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev is actively helping the cast and crew of the film to get all the nuances of the 1983 World Cup right. Now, it is reported that apart from Kapil, his 23-year-old daughter Amiya too is participating in the making of the film.

The Indian 1983 World Cup winning squad posing with the team of ’83’

Amiya has turned assistant director for the film. Chirag Patil, who is the son of former Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil and will be playing the role of his father in ’83’.

Chirag Patil in an interview with Mumbai Mirror said, “We met for the first time while working on the film. She’s from Delhi, I’m from Mumbai and she’s way younger than me. She’s part of our daily training sessions since she is on the direction team. So, she keeps us updated on any meetings we are supposed to attend. Whenever I’m in Kabir’s [Khan, the director] office, she’s there and is very involved in the process, be it planning the costumes or the schedule.”

’83’ is scheduled to hit screens on April 10, 2020. Stay tuned to Bollywood Bubble for all the latest news and updates.

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