While he is happy that the cricket drama has received unprecedented love, the feeling is also punctured with the reality that the project's box office prospects took a hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Actor Adinath Kothare gets in a candid conversation with Outlook as he discusses the surreal experience of being in the Kabir Khan-directed sports drama, '83', his experience playing Dilip Vengsarkar, and the difference of Marathi cinema from Hindi cinema.
With Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' and Marvel's 'Spiderman: No Way Home,' sports drama is facing stiff competition. Spiderman is doing better in certain theatres, while Pushpa's Hindi adaptation is doing well in others.
His comments come days after Salman announced the sequel to their film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan" with veteran screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad, who wrote the story for the 2015 original.
In the film '83,' Pankaj Tripathi plays the role of P.R Man Singh who was the manager of team India and traveled with the 1983 Indian cricket team.
The film did well at multiplexes, but it was a no-show at single screens, which had consistently low occupancy throughout the day.
Kabir Khan's film '83,' starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, will be released in theatres on Friday, December 24.
The filmmaker explained why Kapil's Devils have refused to be present at any of the pre-release screenings of the film, which has generated positive reviews till now.
Reports suggest that the makers of '83' paid approximately Rs 15 crore to the original winning team, with approximately Rs 5 crore going to cricketer Kapil Dev himself, ahead of the film's release.
The film written by Kabir Khan, Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan and Vasan Bala is a breezy entertainer fast-forwarded with deft editing and unemotional tracks.
Salman Khan announced his film, 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ sequel, on Sunday, December 19 at the RRR event in Mumbai. Director Kabir Khan reveals the sequel’s script is not written yet.
Salman Khan is set to reprise his role in 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2.' On Sunday, December 19, the actor announced the news during the RRR Mumbai event.
Film '83's glimpses were shown at Dubai's Burj Khalifa. Have a look at the adorable reactions of Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
Numerous fans shared the video on social media. In the video, Ranveer Singh can be seen clapping and joining his hands in gratitude for the response.
Arpita Khan and Alvira Khan Agnihotri, who are close to Katrina Kaif, will attend the actress's wedding ceremony but not Salman Khan.
“None of it would have been possible without your love and support…Mini Mathur," wrote Deepika Padukone in her Instagram story.
From filmmakers, Karan Johar and Nikkhil Advani to actors R Madhavan and Dia Mirza, celebs take to their social media to praise the trailer for the sports drama '83,' starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev.
The long-awaited trailer of '83' has now been released. Ranveer Singh plays the then-captain of the Indian cricket team, while Deepika Padukone makes a short appearance in the trailer as Romi Dev.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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