Actor Ranveer Singh, on his 34th birthday unveiled his look from the upcoming film 83 where he will be seen playing the iconic cricketer Kapil Dev.The picture shared by Ranveer singh depicts, the resemblance to the legendary cricketer as the actor has grown his moustache and hair to look like Kapil Dev.
Ranveer Singh took twitter to share the image, to which he captioned “On my special day, here’s presenting the Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev.”
Director Kabir Khan also shared Ranveer’s look from the movie. “This is just the look… wait till you see what this amazing actor has done in the film… Happy Birthday @ranveersingh Keep shining… @83thefilm,” Kabir Khan tweeted.
Ranveer Singh has been preparing for the character on his part, the actor studied his character, Kapil Dev’s body language by spending time with him, watching reruns of his old matches and interviews, and attending workshops with the rest of the cast.
“It’s a first of its kind exercise in my acting process where I’ll be studying the man himself in the flesh for my on-screen portrayal of him. I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to learn about life from a true legend.”
Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan also wished Ranveer on his birthday and wrote, “Looking exact like pajhi. Happy Birthday bro. Have a great one.”
“He is a fabulous actor. He and Kabir Khan are taking care of every small thing. They are taking care of how I speak, my pronunciation. Ranveer thought that since I am a fast bowler, I must be aggressive and he wanted to learn how I express my anger. I told him, I might have gotten angry on the field, but off the field, I never lost my head,” Kapil Dev said.
Ranveer Singh, along with the entire cast of Kabir Khan have took off to London for the shoot of the movie in June.
“It’s a first of its kind exercise in my acting process where I’ll be studying the man himself in the flesh for my on-screen portrayal of him. I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to learn about life from a true legend”, Ranveer Singh said.