Kapil Dev at 1983 Movie Press Meet on 18th July 2016.
Vishnu Induri, Founder of CCL and Phantom Films to Co Produce a Movie on the 1983 Indian World Cup Team.The Popularity that Indian Cricket enjoys today is the result of the Victory that the 1983 World Cup Team has delivered going into the tournament as the least favorites. This Journey of the 1983 World Cup team into the World Cup Final is now being made as a Bollywood Movie by Vishnu Induri, Founder of Celebrity Cricket League and Madhu Mantena of Phantom Films.
The producers have signed an MOU with the entire 1983 Team and got them on board to make an official Biopic of their journey towards winning the first World Cup in 1983. As per this MOU the producers will get to use the actual names of the players and true incidents from their lives. Eleven Members out of the 14 players of the 1983 Team came together on 10th June in Mumbai were excited that their story is being told to this generation which treats cricket as their religion which was not the same scene back then. Speaking on the occasion Kapil Dev Said “The Journey of 1983 Team is a story of inspiration which proves that one can achieve anything if they aim for it and work for it no matter what the world thinks”. Speaking about the Movie Vishnu Induri and Madhu Mantena the producers of the film said “We are super excited about making of the 1983 Movie and it’s a huge responsibility on our shoulders to get it right as we don’t get to tell stories like this often”.
The Movie is Scheduled to go on floors by March 2017.