Actor Saqib Saleem, who will subsequent be seen onscreen in ‘83, can’t cease gushing concerning the movie’s celebrity hero Ranveer Singh.
Kabir Khan’s ‘83 is about India’s first-ever World Cup victory of 1983. Ranveer performs Kapil Dev, who captained India, whereas Saqib essays Mohinder Amarnath, vice-captain of the underdog workforce that went on to turn into world champions that 12 months. Amarnath, who was popularly referred to as Jimmy to teammates, was a detailed pal of Kapil.
On being quizzed about how his equation with Ranveer was whereas taking part in the real-life buddy cricketers, Saqib mentioned, “Ranveer is such a straightforward man that we didn’t need to work on it. It simply got here so naturally as a result of he’s only a loving and open man. He involves you with arms open to hug you on a regular basis, so he’s that heat man. I don’t suppose we needed to work on that equation in any respect.”
Saqib additional added, “He made it very simple. I’ve to provide him credit score the place it’s due that he is likely one of the nicest and most co-operative co-stars anyone can work with. He’s not solely a great actor however he makes certain that the opposite actor additionally offers his 200 per cent. He all the time used to debate scenes with different actors. So, he’s very a lot alive in each scene and it actually helped me whereas working with him.”
Saqib interacted extensively with Jimmy Amarnath whereas getting ready for his function. “I used to annoy him lots. I’ve had lengthy chats with him. Once we have been coaching in Dharamshala for 10 days so, Jimmy sir was there for every week. I might have one-on-one interactions with him from six within the morning until every time he wished to sleep. I might ask him any and every thing below the solar,” the actor recalled, whereas interacting with the media after having a cricket chat session within the girls’s day week in Mumbai.
Other than ’83, Saqib can also be working in Apoorva Lakhia’s spy thriller net collection Raftaar together with Shreya Pilgaonkar. “Proper now, the present has not been introduced, so we should always look ahead to the official announcement. That (Raftaar) is just not the identify of the collection. It has a brand new title. We should always look ahead to it,” he mentioned.
‘83 additionally options Deepika Padukone performs Kapil’s spouse Romi. Tahir Raj Bhasin is forged as Sunil Gavaskar whereas the movie additionally options Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Nishant Dahiya, Jiiva and Sahil Khattar in different necessary roles.
The movie is collectively produced by Kabir Khan, Phantom Movies, Deepika Padukone, Sajid Nadiadwala and Vishnu Vardhan Induri, and co-distributed by Reliance Leisure.