Deepika Padukone’s first look as Kapil Dev’s wife Romi in film on ’83 world cup win


Social media was today abuzz with Deepika Padukone’s first look as Romi Bhatia. Ranveer Singh, who has been routinely introducing the character posters from his upcoming film 83, took to social media to share wife Deepika Padukone’s first look from the Kabir Khan’s sports drama.

A picture of the two has got surfaced online and is going viral. In the pic Ranveer is seen dressed in formal outfit white shirt paired with a tie and the official Indian captain blazer while Deepika is seen clad in a black turtle neck tee paired with a beige coloured skirt.

Touted as the “biggest sports film” of the country, 83 chronicles Indian cricket team’s historic 1983 World Cup triumph against the West Indies team.

Deepika had previously opened up on essaying the role of Romi Bhatia in an interview. Describing Romi Dev as “extremely refreshing, intelligent, knowledgeable, and funny,” Deepika said, “Having a solid support system is important as it allows the person to work without holding back, without any kind of emotional burden. In that sense, Romi ji has played an extremely important part in Kapil Dev’s success.” She added Romi’s presence in Dev’s life has also kept him grounded.

No sooner than the photo was shared on social media, fans started pouring in hearts, likes, awestruck and fire emojis from all quarters.

83 is slated to release on 10 April. Previously, Ranveer Singh introduced the character posters of Dhairya Karwa, Adinath Kothare, Chirag Patil, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Sahil Khatter and Dinker Sharma.

Chirag Patil will be seen essaying the role of his father and former Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil. Tahir Raj Bhasin will play Sunil Gavaskar. Jiiva will be seen as the top scorer in the final match of the 1983 world cup against West Indies, K Srikkanth. Saqib Saleem will play Mohinder Amarnath, and Jatin Sarna will portray Yashpal Sharma, whereas Dinker will play Kirti Azad.

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