83: First look of Tamil star Jiiva as K. Srikkanth is out now!
After revealing the character poster of Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, the makers of 83 have now dropped Jiiva’s look from the movie. The makers took to social media to share south superstar Jiiva’s look from 83 as Krishna Machari Srikkanth.
The makers shared, “The south powerhouse whose strokes made us win! 🔥 Presenting the next devil – #KrishnamachariSrikkanth #ThisIs83”
The south powerhouse whose strokes made us win! 🔥
Presenting the next devil – #KrishnamachariSrikkanth #ThisIs83 @JiivaOfficial@RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @deepikapadukone #SajidNadiadwala @Shibasishsarkar @madmantena @ipritamofficial @WardaNadiadwala pic.twitter.com/0QljrHt461
— Nadiadwala Grandson (@NGEMovies) January 12, 2020
Tamil star Jiiva will be making his Hindi film debut with 83. He is essaying the role of batsman Krishnamachari Srikkanth. The first look sees Jiiva on the cricket pitch with his bat, ready to strike the ball.
83 has already piqued the interest of the audience ever since the first look of Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev was out in the iconic Natraj pose. Recently, the makers also shared the logo from the movie.
Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, who led the team to India’s first-ever World Cup win against the West Indies. The film also stars Deepika Padukone as Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia, Jatin Sharma as Yashpal Sharma, the inventor of the ‘badam shot,’ Saqib Saleem as all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath, and Harrdy Sandhu as another all-rounder, Madan Lal. While Pankaj Tripathi will play the role of the team manager PR Man Singh, Punjabi actor Ammy Virk is Balvinder, YouTube personality Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, and Marathi actor Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar.
Touted to be the biggest sports film of all time, ‘83 is being co-produced by Madhu Mantena, Sajid Nadiadwala and Reliance Entertainment. The movie is slated to hit the screens on 10 April 2020.