Tamil actor replaces Vijay Devarakonda in 83

Tamil actor replaces Vijay Devarakonda in 83

Vijay Devarakonda scored back to back hits in his career and is in huge demand. He is even approached for couple of Bollywood films but his Tollywood commitments left the actor stay away from Hindi films. He was the first consideration for a crucial role in Bollywood movie 83 that is the biopic of Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. The film will roll this year and Vijay Devarakonda has been approached to play the role of Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Kapil Dev’s close friend.

After Vijay Devarakonda rejected the role, Tamil actor Jiiva has been roped in for the role and he signed the film recently. The regular shoot of 83 starts from February and Ranveer Singh is the lead actor. Kabir Khan directs this big budget film which revolves around Team India’s stupendous victory in World Cut 1983. Reliance Entertainments will produce this film and 83 will release in all the Indian languages next year.

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