Ranveer Singh celebrates with Kapil Dev at Phantom Films' event for movie on 1983 Cricket World Cup win

FP Staff

Sep 27, 2017 19:29:31 IST

Ranveer Singh celebrates with Kapil Dev at Phantom Films event for movie on 1983 Cricket World Cup win

Kapil Dev celebrated the 1983 cricket World Cup win today in an event hosted at the JW Marriott in Mumbai. The function saw Ranveer Singh in attendance as well. Image from AFP.

In 1983, India won its first cricket World Cup against the West Indies. Dev served as the captain of the Indian cricket team then. Image from Twitter/@circleofcricket

In 1983, India won its first cricket World Cup against the West Indies. Dev served as the captain of the Indian cricket team then. Image from Twitter/@circleofcricket

Ranveer Singh has been locked in to play the lead character of Kapil Dev in an upcoming biopic based on the events of the World Cup. Image from AFP.

Ranveer Singh has been roped in to play the lead character of Kapil Dev in an upcoming biopic based on the events of the World Cup. Image from AFP.

The film is being directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Vikramaditya Motwane of Phantom films. Image from Twitter/@RanveerOfficial.

The film is being directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Vikramaditya Motwane of Phantom films. Image from Twitter/@RanveerOfficial.

"Taking on the mantle of playing a legend like Kapil Dev isn't easy but if any actor can do it, it's Ranveer," said the producer of the film in a statement. Image from Twitter/@inandoutcinema.

"Taking on the mantle of playing a legend like Kapil Dev isn't easy but if any actor can do it, it's Ranveer," said the producer of the film in a statement. Image from Twitter/@inandoutcinema.

Updated Date: Sep 27, 2017 19:29:31 IST