1983 World Cup Winning Indian Team Excited To See Its Story On Big Screen

A movie on India's 1983 World Cup winning team is being made by director Kabir Khan, which will chronicle India's 1983 World Cup journey and how they defeated the West Indies in the final to lift their first-ever World Cup trophy. During a promotional event of the film in Mumbai, the World Cup winning team recalled instances that kept them together as a unit. Ranveer Singh, who will play Kapil Dev on the big screen, was Kabir Khan's first choice for the role. The movie will reportedly be backed by Phantom Films, co-owned by filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena.