Jiiva excited about playing Kris Srikanth on big screen

Jiiva plays a popular cricketer from Chennai on the big screen and his look received a super positive response from everyone.
Written By Aravind Peesapati | Updated: January 13, 2020 19:05 IST
Jiiva excited about playing Kris Srikanth on big screen

Jiiva is one of the popular actors from the Kollywood movie industry who is now a part of the film 83, starring Ranveer Singh in the lead. The film is a biopic based on the life of Kapil Dev. Jiiva plays the role of Krishnamacharya Srikanth in the movie and the film also marks his debut as an actor in the Bollywood movie industry. The actor is happy with the way his role shaped up and he is all excited to witness himself on the big screen.

Jiiva apparently recollected an incident from his childhood when he interacted with Srikanth for a school project, when he was a kid in 1996. Jiiva recollects it with a smile and could not believe the fact that he played the cricketer after many years in the biopic.
The film stars Ranveer Singh playing the role of Kapil Dev. The makers released the look of Jiiva from the movie and it opened to a positive response from everyone. Talking about the homework he did for the film, Jiiva told that he worked on getting a new hairstyle and also grew a mustache."
The actor is hopeful of getting more opportunities from Bollywood, after the film's release.