After long delays and a pandemic, Kabir Khan’s labor of love, 83 hits theaters today. The film which dramatizes India’s iconic 1983 World Cup victory received positive reviews ahead of its release as the film beats down as well as the perfect portrayal of Ranveer Singh as India’s team captain. period, Kapil Dev receives a lot of love. Ranveer Real-life spouse, actor Deepika Padukone, who also produced the film, tries out the role of his on-screen wife, Romi Dev, in ’83.
Kabir Khan previously revealed Deepika’s first reaction after watching 83. Kabir shared that Deepika was overwhelmed: “She couldn’t speak, she was choking,” he said.
Not just critics and their Bollywood colleagues, members of Team 83 praised the film. Batting maestro Sunil Gavaskar told Indian Express, âI first saw the movie at the premiere last night and was blown away by the movie. It’s just awesome and the way each actor has the manners, the gait, the looks, the style of each actor was incredibly strange. Congratulations to Kabir Khan and his team for their efforts. “
Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta gave the film a 3.5-star rating. In her review, she writes: “83 by Kabir Khan recreates that day with fidelity, and, yes, let it be said, in true Bollywood style, imbued with song, dance, drama, color . Ranveer Singh disappears in his Kapil Dev even as each of the Kapil Devils have their own moment in this faithful recreation of India’s 1983 World Cup victory.