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Here’s How Kapil Dev & His Daughter Are A Part Of ‘83



Kapil Dev with daughter Amiya

By now the whole world knows  that Ranveer Singh plays  the legendary Kapil Dev  in  Kabir Khan’s  ’83. What is  not known to the world as  yet is that the  original Kapil Dev has a cameo  in  the  film.

Speaking  of the surprise appearance  during a match recreating the  World  Cup tournament  director Kabir  Khan said , “It was  a very spontaneous  decision to have Kapil Dev on the screen for a shot. We  didn’t want  it to appear gimmicky , and  it isn’t.”

One   reason why the real Kapil Dev agreed to be part of a scene showing his fictional counterpart  Ranveer Singh  on screen  was his daughter.

“Kapil Paaji’s daughter Amiya  was my assistant in 83 and anything we wanted done from him, we  just had to communicate  it through her. He couldn’t say no to Amiya for  anything,”  reveals  Kabir.

Being  a  part of a scene  where his  daughter was  on the team  meant  the world for the emotional cricket icon. It was  like being a part of his daughter’s dream.

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