Acclaimed Tamil actor Jiiva to play the role of Former Indian captain dashing opener of Indian Team Krishnamachari Srikkanth in the film '83' directed by Bhaiijaan Kabir Khan. Ranveer Singh will seen in Legendary Kapil Dev's role. Recently unit disclosed that Ammy Virk will play as Balwinder Singh Sandhu role.
Noted Tamil Actor Jiiva will be undergoing some intense training for his role in the film. Jiiva will cut down his weight and loose 7kgs as Srikkanth was very lean. To match the dashing opener Srikkanth Jiiva already commenced his physical training and he is watching all the videos relating to his batting. Jiiva to practice rigorously to match his batting style, body language.
Madhu Mantena says I am a big fan of Jiiva. When I watch Tamil KO I was really impressed with his performance and wanted to remake in Hindi. I always thought to work with him. Jiiva is a perfect choice to portray the role Krishnamachari Srikkanth.
Right from its announcement, the film '83' caught its attention to the peaks. Recreating the magic of 1983 world cup onscreen this will be the most memorable film for every Indian. This film will be shot in real locations.