83: Saqib Saleem is unrecognisable as comeback king Mohinder Amarnath
83 Character Posters: First Look of Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath is out
Kabir Khan directorial 83 featuring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone is one of the most awaited films of the year. The makers have been raising the anticipation level to a new high by sharing the first look character posters. After dropping the character posters for Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar and Siiva as K. Srikkanth, the makers of 83 have now dropped the poster of Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath.
Saqib Saleem took to Instagram and shared his first look as Mohinder Amarnath. He wrote, “The man of the match who steered the Indian team to victory with his batting & bowling?Presenting Mohinder JIMMY Amarnath! ?”
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Jim paa ki wajah se hi toh hum World Cup 1983 mein itni durr tak pohonch paaye! What an honour and joy it has been to play this legend on the big screen. Presenting the Comeback King, #MohinderAmarnath! #ThisIs83 @ranveersingh @saqibsaleem @kabirkhankk @deepikapadukone @sarkarshibasish @mantenamadhu #SajidNadiadwala @vishnuinduri @ipritamofficial @reliance.entertainment @fuhsephantom @nadiadwalagrandson @vibrimedia @zeemusiccompany @pvrpictures @83thefilm
Saqib had also revealed that he is usually hyper by nature but has become calmer as a person after essaying Mohinder’s character.
83 is based on Indian cricket teams World cup win. The film 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.
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. It is slated to hit the screens on 10 April 2020.