News Of Ranveer Singh’s ’83 Releasing Digitally FALSE! Makers Rubbish The Rumours
“83” film director Kabir Khan to tell the story of India’s first-ever cricket World Cup victory in since 1983 year. The film starring Ranveer Singh as the then skipper cricketer Kapil Dev with a special appearance by Deepika Padukone as Kapil’s wife Romi Dev. Latest reports were doing rounds that a big OTT platform has offered Rs 143 crores to stream “83”. Now the film makers have revealed that the movie won’t release on the OTT platform for stream.
Reliance Entertainment dismissed all the reports of the digital premiere for the Ranveer Singh starrer film “83” and said they will be aiming for a theatrical release very soon. The film was expected to release on April 10th, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, on 20th March 2020, the movie makers announced that the film release has been postponed as of now.
Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibasish Sarkar, told PTI, ”There is no truth in this. As producers and even the director, we all are on the same page that we want to wait for theatrical release for the next few months after the corona-virus situation. We will first complete the movie then we will wait. If six or nine months down the line the situation becomes much worse we will take a call at that time. There is no hurry. “Everybody has shown interest in this project but we are not engaging in any discussion for a straight to digital release currently. We will wait for the next four to six months before taking any further call”.
CEO Shibasish Sarkar added that the VFX and post-production work of “83” is still pending. 83 film is produced by Kabir Khan, Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri and presented by Reliance Entertainment.
It portray the story of India’s first cricket World Cup win in 1983. The film also stars Hardy Sandhu, Tahir Bhasin, Jiva, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi in pivotal roles.