Mumbai: The duo that started as an on-screen couple in movies like Galiyon Ki Raasleela – Ram Leela, Padmaavat and Bajirao Mastani and later got married in real life will play husband-wife in reel life as well. Yes, you read it right! Deepika has been finalised for an upcoming film 83.
The film depicts a real story based on the glory of India’s first world cup victory in 1983.
Ranveer Singh has already created a buzz with his looks in the movie. His posts on social media, showing his hardcore cricketing sessions with other co-actors of the movie, are going viral. Ranveer is playing the character of the then captain of the Indian cricket team for the 1983 World Cup (the Prudential Cup), Kapil Dev.
After a long confusion over the role of the leading lady for the movie, the real-life lady of Ranveer Singh is finally in for the role of his on-screen wife. Deepika will be essaying the role of Kapil Dev’s wife and this is not it. Deepika is also a co-producer of the film.
People are speculating about her role. Will it be just a guest appearance? According to the sources, her role in the movie is impactful. She will be playing the role of Romi Bhatia.
There is also a scene in the movie showing Romi, played by Deepika, leaving the cricket stadium after the Indian team starts losing wickets in a match. She returns when India inches close to victory.
The duo is playing a very strong role, which will show their strong chemistry as Mr and Mrs Kapil Dev.
Deepika is busy shooting for her upcoming movie Chhapaak as well, where she is playing the role of a victim of acid attack. Her snaps from that role had become the talk of the B Town a few months ago.