India is a country that has immense opportunities for talents to grow. The entire Bollywood industry in India is one of the biggest in the world. We have some out-of-the-box performances in the film industry that have redefined the way films are made in our country.
The length and breadth of the movie in this country range way back in 1913 when Dadasahab Phalke made India witness their first film, “Raja HarishChandra.” Times have changed, and now the film industry in India has also revolutionalized.
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We, the country of 1.3 billion people, love sports. In fact, India is the country with the most significant sports fans across the entire globe. Cricket in India is regarded as a religion and the players as God. We have other sports in India, such as hockey, football, basketball, etc. All these sports events make a diverse country like India be united. The different sports have also provided immense opportunities for the filmmakers in Bollywood to make films focusing on a particular sport. They term it “BIOPIC.”
The History Of Biopic Films In India
We have witnessed a plethora of BIOPICS centered around the life journey of a few superstar players. Movies such as Mary Kom, MS Dhoni- The Untold Story, Pan Singh Tomar, Dangal, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Azhar, Gold, etc. were made to give the audience a Midas touch of sports.
However, all these movies were somewhat a shade unsuccessful as compared to ordinary Bollywood movies. It’s not that these movies lacked content or script. Just the last moment execution propelled the audience to rate these movies as a one-time watch.
The Day India Won Its Maiden World Cup Title
25th June 1983 was a red-letter day in the history of Indian cricket. India won its maiden world cup in Lords, England, under the leadership of Kapil Dev. This day marked the new beginning for the Indian cricket team. Its memories have forever been engraved in the hearts of all the cricket fans.
Today, when these players, who were a part of the winning team, reflect on the memories, they become emotional. Such has been the contribution of the 1983 world cup win to Indian cricket.
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83- A New Movie Set To Revamp The Sports BIOPIC Segment
Kabir Khan, one of the veteran directors of Indian cinema, has come up with a movie named-“83” to showcase this historic event. The film has Ranveer Singh in the lead role portraying Kapil Dev. He has justified the role of the captain, marshaling his troops to glory. In fact, the way he has played the role of Kapil Dev with the Natraj Pose is a visual delight. He scores 10/10 for his resemblance and body language.
It’s not that just Ranbeer Singh needs to be praised. In fact, the entire cast of the film deserves a standing ovation. Saqib Saleem playing Mohinder Jimmy Amarnath is unmissable. Tahir Raj Bhasin has played the role of Sunil Gavaskar, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Jiiva, the Tamil actor has portrayed as Srikkanth, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu.
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The Punjabi actor Harrdy Sandhu has beautifully played the role of Madan Lal. Who can forget Pankaj Tripathy, the man of immense talent, playing the manager’s role in this epic Biopic? All-in-all, we can say that all the 1983 winning world cup members have been beautifully portrayed in this movie.
Cricket Fans Can Be Sure Of An Experience Worth Remembering
Kabir Khan, the director of this movie, deserves a special appreciation for the commendable job creating this once-a-generation epic Biopic. He has spent a lot of time analyzing the players and finding a perfect role portray for each. The effort and visualization went to make this film are beyond imagination. He has redefined the way sports biopic needs to be created in Bollywood.
For all the cricket fans, who witnessed this epic final on tv sets, it’s time for you to re-live this memory on the big screen near you. You can enjoy this movie with your family and take back a bouquet of unforgettable theater experiences.