After Azhar and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, gear up for yet
another film on cricket. A couple of days back, there was a buzz
about Phantom Productions doing a film on India's glorious victory
at the 1983 World Cup with Kabir Khan helming the film.
A Mumbai Mirror report had quoted a source saying, "It goes on
the floors later this year, as soon as Kabir wraps up the
in-progress Tubelight with Salman Khan. A-list actors who play the
cricketing heroes are in the process of being finalised. Kapil Dev,
Madan Lal, Mohinder Amarnath, Kirti Azad, Krishmachari Srikkanth,
Syed Kirmani, Yashpal Sharma, Balwinder Sandhu and even Sunil
Gavaskar who had to skip the earlier meet because it was his 67th
birthday, will be on board as mentors to the actors."
Now, the latest development that we hear is that the makers have
approached Ranveer Singh for this film. A source added, "Ranveer
has been approached for Kabir's cricket film and if all goes well
after completing Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati the actor might
start working on this project."
If reports are to be believed then the makers had earlier
approached Arjun Kapoor for this movie but things didn't work
Currently Kabir is busy working on Salman Khan starrer Tubelight
whereas Ranveer has started filming for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's