first_img IANS MumbaiApril 1, 2019UPDATED: April 1, 2019 12:55 IST Saqib Saleem will be playing Mohinder Amarnath in 83Actor Saqib Saleem, to be seen next in a film on 1983 cricket World Cup, says being part of the sports drama is a dream-come-true moment for him.The actor will essay the role of cricketer Mohinder Amarnath in Ranveer Singh starrer 83.”I am excited and looking forward to the shooting of the film because I was a cricketer in my childhood. For me, to be part of a film that’s celebrating the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 World Cup is a dream come true moment for me,” Saqib said at an event in Mumbai.Sharing his experience of look tests for the film, he said, “We did the look test the other day and that time, we wore Indian cricket team’s blazer. It felt very different.”advertisement”It felt like all of us were going to spend the next six months together and there was something special that was going to come out of it. I am very hopeful and excited to start this journey,” the actor added in his statement.The Race 3 actor was sporting a moustache at the event.When asked whether the look was for the film, he said, “We are working on it. We had multiple look tests. We are figuring out what kind of look I will have in the film. In the next one week, we will finalise definite look for my character in the film.”The team of 83 earlier took to Twitter and revealed that actor Saqib Saleem has been roped to play Mohinder ‘Jimmy’ Amarnath in the film 83.He aces every role and this time, he will play Mohinder ‘Jimmy’ Amarnath, one of the finest batsmen against pace. #[email protected] #MohinderAmarnath @RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @RelianceEnt #MadhuMantena @vishinduri #Relive83 pic.twitter.com/dt41zrdeUb’83 (@83thefilm) February 18, 2019The announcement by the official handle said, ”He aces every role and this time, he will play Mohinder ‘Jimmy’ Amarnath, one of the finest batsmen against pace.”Relive the historic glory when 15 minions from India ruled over the mammoths of world cricket. Film releases on April 10, 2020. #Relive83 @RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @RelianceEnt @FuhSePhantom @vishinduri pic.twitter.com/QQiPJnaVnF’83 (@83thefilm) July 5, 2018Helmed by filmmaker Kabir Khan, 83 is based on India’s historic victory at 1983 World Cup at Lord’s Stadium and is set to release on April 10, 2020.Watch the world cup match of India Vs West Indies that happened in 1983:ALSO READ| Saqib Saleem steps into Mohinder Amarnath’s shoes for 83ALSO READ | Ranveer Singh’s 83 will now release in April 2020ALSO READ| Audience won’t accept Kapil Dev singing on London streets: Kabir Khan on Ranveer Singh’s 83ALSO WATCH: Race 3 trailer gets trolledGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bynisha Tags :Follow Saqib SaleemFollow Mohinder AmarnathFollow World CupFollow Ranveer Singh 83 Saqib Saleem on playing Mohinder Amarnath in 83: Felt different in Indian cricket team blazerSaqib Saleem will be essaying the role of cricketer Mohinder Amarnath in Ranveer Singh’s 83. The actor shared the experience of his look test for the film which is slated to release on April 10, 2020.advertisementlast_img

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