It’s Confirmed : AMMY VIRK will play cricketer Balwinder Singh in His Bollywood Debut – ’83

by Monita Sharma

Singer/actor Ammy Virk, who gave a fantastic performance as a hockey player in Punjabi movie – Harjeeta last year, is all set to play a sportsman again but this time is for his debut Bollywood film. 

The actor shall be seen playing former Indian cricketer Balwinder Singh Sandhu in Kabir Khan’s upcoming sports drama, ’83 that stars Ranveer Singh in the lead.  The makers made the big announcement with a short video that described Sandhu as “the bowler who swung ’83 World Cup India’s way” and “the Singh, who was a king, both on and off the field.”

[h4] The short video introduced Ammy to the Hindi audience as “the multi-talented Punjabi star.” [/h4]

Sharing the video on their Twitter account, Reliance Entertainment, the presenters of the film, wrote, “Punjabi star @AmmyVirk will play #BalwinderSinghSandhu, who knocked out Gordon Greenidge in the ’83 World Cup final. #CastOf83  @RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @83thefilm #MadhuMantena @vishinduri #Relive83”

Elated Ammy broke this news to his fans on twitter, captioning – “Sat shri akaal sab nu te thnku tuc ainna pyaar ditta, jihde karke m goin to do debut in bollywood… thnku so much… shukar waheguru ji da…@RanveerOfficial bhaji @kabirkhankk sir @83thefilm @RelianceEnt #mantenamadhu sir @vishinduri sir , thnx to @PawanGill bhaji #Relive83” [sic]

Check out the picture of the real Balwinder Singh Sandhu below:

83, which will recreate India’s historic win against West Indies at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, will see Ranveer Singh playing the role of former Indian skipper Kapil Dev and will get released on April 10, 2020. 

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