Kamal Haasan comes on board to present the Tamil version of the film ‘83’
Mumbai, January 23, 2020: Kamal Haasan’s Raajkamal Films International, Reliance Entertainment and Y NOT Studios join hands to present the much-awaited film ‘83’s Tamil version.
Kamal Haasan is a well-celebrated multi-faceted personality and a legend of the Indian showbiz. The quality of movies by his production & distribution company, Raaj Kamal Films International, have been always special and unique.
Happy to be a part of 83, Kamal Haasan shares, “I am extremely excited to present the Tamil Version of 83. It’s a matter of pride to promote the film that will recreate the moments of the iconic matches. Not just that, the victory of the Indian team demonstrates to every Indian that where there is a will, there is a way. What was considered impossible was made possible purely due to belief and conviction. And this holds true in all walks of life. It’s my pride to promote a film that stands testimony to such conviction and will. I am happy to bring to my people the story of the team of inspired men captained by Kapil Dev who fought against all odds and won India’s greatest sporting triumph.”
Y NOT Studios established by producer S. Sashikanth is well known for backing content-driven films which have been critically acclaimed and commercially successful projects in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi film industries of India, consistently over the last decade.
S. Sashikanth, YNOT Studios says, “We are proud to have Mr. Kamal Haasan present this film to the Tamil audience. 83 is a film that celebrates cricket which is not just a sport, but a religion in our country and it has been an honor to have the involvement of the real heroes who brought home the 83 World Cup join the team of amazing talent and technicians, in making this exciting film. It is indeed our privilege to be the distribution partner for this film.”
Director Kabir Khan says, “I welcome Shri Kamal Haasan & Sashikanth as the presenters and feel privileged to have them be a part of promoting our film in the South. With the involvement of these enormously acclaimed brands, I am sure, “83” will find an exceedingly bigger release for its Tamil version.”
Ranveer Singh will be seen stepping into the shoes of Kapil Dev. Also starring are Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree and Pankaj Tripathi. Deepika Padukone will be seen playing Romi, Kapil Dev’s wife.
Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment said, “We are overwhelmed that Shri Kamal Haasan has showed special interest on this project. I’m glad that the film brings together an interesting amalgamation and the expertise of RKFI and Y Not Studios to give a big opening to the film’s Tamil version.”
Kamal Haasan, Reliance Entertainment & Raajkamal Films International present 83, a Kabir Khan Films Production. The film is produced by Deepika Padukone, Kabir Khan, Vishnu Induri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Phantom Films, Reliance Entertainment and 83 Film Ltd. 83 is directed by Kabir Khan. A YNOTX and Reliance Entertainment release slated on 10th April 2020 in Tamil, Hindi & Telugu.