The much anticipated, acclaimed, large-scale biographical sports film ’83 Bollywood film was finally released in theaters on December 24th, 2021. The movie 83 revolves around the journey of the Indian cricket team defeating West Indies, the two times world champion in the world cup of 1983, which took place at lord’s, England. India was competing against many countries that participated in the world cup. 

The chances of winning were thin; hence every victory was a massive deal for the nation. The film’s director is Kabir Khan, who also directed the blockbuster movie, Bajrangi Bhaijaan back in 2015 following India’s victory at the 1983 world cup.

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The movie’s theatrical release was a success. After the film hit the theatres on December 24th, 2021, the fans gave a massive response. The video recording of Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 against Zimbabwe before the finals is not available anywhere. Fans are eager to see how the director filmed these particular scenes without the support of any visual media.

 With the release of the movie, the viewers of the movie have commended Ranveer Singh for his superb portrayal of the character of Kapil Dev as the captain of the Indian cricket team during the 1983 world cup tournament.

 The movie is funny, witty, wholesome, and makes you proud at the same time. The film has a current IMDb of 7.4/10. Fans have said that Ranveer Singh lives as Kapil Dev. Not just in looks, but visual communication and suction too. He holds the entire movie together and every other character. 

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The movie casts Bollywood heartthrobs Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone. They play the main lead of Kapil Dev and his wife Romi Bhatia, respectively. Tahir Raj Bhasin has been launched to play the character of Sunil Gavaskar. PR Mann Singh, who was the manager of the Indian cricket team at that time, is Played by Pankaj Tripathi. Tamil actor Jiiva plays the role of Krishnamachari Srikanth. The role of Mohinder Amarnath is played by actor Saqib Saleem. Our middle-order batsman, Yashpal Sharma, is played by actor Jatin Sharma. Chirag Patil in the role of Sandeep Patil. Nishant Dahiya is seen as Roger Binny.

 Kirti Azad’s character is played by Dinker Sharma. Musical stars have also been cast as actors. Punjabi singers Harrdy Sandhu and Ammy Virk are playing Madan Lal and Balwinder Sandhu. Syed Kirmani is played by Sahil Khattar.Dilip Vengserkar is portrayed by Adinath Kothare. Dhairya Karwa and R Badree are playing Ravi Shastri and Sunil Valson.Boman Irani is in the role of Farokh Engineer. 


The trailer is trending across all social media platforms. It was released on November 30th before its launch event in Mumbai. The trailer was shared by both Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on their respective social media platforms. They also shared a video of them with the other cast and crew of the movie in Dubai. They watched the trailer of the movie displayed on the Burj Khalifa.

Video courtesy: Raveer Singh’s social media account. He also posted a message of gratitude later after the success of the movie.

’83 Bollywood movie release date 

Production of ’83’ began in May 2019, with most filming taking place in London, UK, and was completed in October 2019, after which producers have delayed the release several times due to the novel coronavirus. After an intensive casting and pre-production, the film began central photography on June 5th, 2019.

 It was primarily shot in and around England for three months, with a brief schedule in India, before wrapping on October 7th. After that, the production officially announced the release of ’83 later in 2021. 83, grossed Rs 183 crore at the worldwide box office.

 Phantom Films, whose producer Madhu Mantena and Vishnu Vardhan Induri had formally met the Indian squad of 1983, including frontman Kapil Dev, in mid-July 2016 and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make the official biopic, owned the rights to produce the film based on India’s journey at the 1983 World Cup.

 The movie starring A-list Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone has been released all over India and in all 5 languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. 


The digital rights of Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem Salem Starring 83 belong to Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar. The film will be digitally available on Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar for its viewers. Discussing the Digital release of the movie, the creators of the film recently launched the motion poster of the movie in which Netflix and Disney plus Hotstar logo can be seen and hence, also according to many reports, the post-theatrical digital rights of the film are acquired by the two Leading streaming platforms in India, Netflix, and Disney + Hotstar.

 Hence it’s presumably possible that ’83 will see its premiere on the digital platforms a couple of weeks after its theatrical release, as earlier films like Thalaivi, Bell Bottom, et al. . But 83 makers decided to release it on OTT after a minimum of 8 weeks.

 The creators try to increase the film’s success and box office amount after its release within the theatres. According to the reports, the movie will be released on the OTT platforms of Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar on February 18th, 2022. The original Hindi version of the film will be released on Netflix. The dubbed versions of Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam will be released on Hotstar.

People may also ask: 

Q. Is 83 hit or flop?  

Ans. 83 didn’t do well at the box office, but the deal hailed Allu Arjunstarrer Pushpa: The Rise as a true blockbuster and Hindi version that grossed over Rs 74 crore at the box office.

Q. When is ’83  going to release In India?  

Ans. ’83 was finally released in theaters on December 24th, 2021.

Q. Where can we watch the movie 83? 

Ans. Fans can watch the movie in the theatres from 24th December 2021 and will be released on the OTT platform , Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar a few weeks later 

Q. 83 Box office Collection 

Ans. ’83 has collected an aggregate of 64 crores worldwide and 148 crores in India.

Q. Why is the movie called 83?

Ans. The world cup around which the movie revolves took place in the year 1983 , hence the makers came up with the name :83


As of today,  there is no confirmation from the production house yet, but it can happen anytime soon. Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala, and Vishnuvardhan Induri are among the stars who have backed the film, produced by Reliance Entertainment, Phantom, 83 Film Ltd, Vibri Media, and Kabir Khan Films.

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