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Partners in reel and real life: Deepika Padukone to play Kapil Dev's wife in Ranveer Singh-starrer ''83'

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Deepika (R) will essay the role of Romi Dev, wife to cricketing legend Kapil Dev, to be played by Ranveer (L).
MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone is set to star in upcoming sports drama, ''83' with her husband, actor Ranveer Singh.

Deepika will essay the role of Romi Dev, wife to cricketing legend Kapil Dev, to be played by Ranveer.

Ranveer made the announcement on Wednesday on Instagram.

"*drum roll* All smiles as All-star @deepikapadukone joins the #83squad! @83thefilm @kabirkhankk," he wrote alongside a photo with Deepika and film's director Kabir Khan.



In another post, Ranveer dished put details about his frequent co-star's role.

"Who better to play My Wifey than My Wifey?! @deepikapadukone plays Romi Dev in @83thefilm! Genius casting courtesy @kabirkhankk," he said.



This will be the duo's fourth collaboration after last year's release 'Padmaavat'.
''83 will chronicle India's win under Kapil's captainship, when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy in 1983.

The much-awaited film will release on April 10, 2020.

''83' is produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri and Kabir, and presented by Reliance Entertainment.

The shooting is underway in Glasgow.

Happily Ever After: A Look At Deepika and Ranveer's Intimate Lake Como Wedding

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh tied the knot in two beautiful ceremonies in Italy. After days of pre-wedding celebrations, the couple took their vows at Lake Como's 18th century Villa del Balbianello in a Konkani wedding. On Wednesday, dressed in traditional South Indian wedding finery by designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the 'Padmaavat' stars began their new journey together. Padukone looked stunning in a silk saree paired with kundan jewellery, as Singh made a traditional South Indian groom in a white dhoti-kurta.
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