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Creating waves with his one-liners in the much acclaimed ‘Sacred Games’, Jatin Sarna’s character Bunty became a household name. Now, the actor is all set to present yet another memorable role as he steps into the shoes of Yashpal Sharma in the much anticipated ’83’.


Directed by Kabir Khan, the sports drama will unfold one of the biggest and most celebrated events in the history of Indian Cricket, as it brings to the screen the World Cup victory of 1983. Leaving fans excited with every update, the makers have been announcing the additions to the film team regularly.

As Jatin Sarna joins the cast of the film, talking of Kabir Khan, he said, “Well honestly I am a fan of him since ‘New York’ and other films which he did. The kind of sensibility and entertainment he serves in his movies has always grown this desire in me to work with him. There is also this small incident which happened a year ago. I was going with my friend in an auto and Kabir Khan was passing by the side in his car for a moment he saw us. I also happened to see him at the exact same moment, and I waved my hand as a gesture of hi and he responded on this my friend said does he know you. I said no but yes one day I’ll work with him maybe then and we laughed. So the day has come. The best part is that he treats every actor of his very sweetly and pays proper attention. For him, all are equal which eventually makes him super likable. And the same reflects whenever he comes to visit us on practice sessions. He also trains with us some time and keeps an eye on how we are doing. So in totality, I am glad I got this opportunity to work with him that too on such a subject which larger than life and close to every Indian. Plus my love for cricket and dream of becoming one is also going to fulfill.”

Further adding the actor shared, “Now on playing Yashpal Sharma was something I never imagined. I was given Madan Lal’s part for an audition but it didn’t work out. Though the audition went fantastic and they liked it too. But Hardy is playing it now and Yashpal came to me which is eventually more interesting with the fact that most people don’t know his story and journey. Actually, India’s 83 win journey starts from Yashpal’s fantastic knock against West Indies in the very first match which laid the stone of bigger wins and the consistency he maintained throughout by playing an important role in all the matches.”

The movie, ’83’ has already been creating a lot of buzz ever since the announcement of its making was done. It is based on one of the most historic events related to Indian cricket. Shouldered by the then captain Kapil Dev, who led the Indian cricket team to it’s maiden World Cup win, 1983’s World Cup stays to be one of the most etched events in the minds of the cricket fans.

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