Iconic cricketer Kapil Dev’s daughter Amiya has turned Assistant Director for ”83”, an imminent Bollywood entertainer on India’s historical 1983 Cricket World Cup win.

Presented by Reliance Entertainment, 83 is rapt by Kabir Khan, and will see Ranveer Singh playing Kapil Dev. The cricketer himself has been thoroughly associated with the project by training the actor.

Amiya is now turning into an assistant director for ‘83’.

“Amiya is just out of college. As of now, it looks like she just wants to explore different things like most bright people do. She is very helpful to us, she knows the subject, she knows all the cricketers and she has access to all of them. She is also very willing to learn,” a close source said to a leading media house.

‘83’ will show how under newly-appointed captain Kapil Dev, the Indian cricket team defeated West Indies in the final of the World Cup in 1983. Winning of World cup paved trajectories to the new age of cricketing in the eyes of the world.

Also a source close to Kabir said that, “Kapil Dev is closely involved with the project, and it’s all good for the project.”

Apart from Ranveer, the cast will also include Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem and Chirag Patil. The film’s shoot begins in May.


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