PR Man Singh has been a very strong pillar of the Kapil Dev squad in the 1983 world cup tournament. Pankaj wanted to have a narrative on the real story from the man himself. Both the reel and real managers spent a good amount of time speaking on '83 World Cup trivia, factual stories, the struggles of getting the team to the World Cup and the journey of winning the first World Cup. This, in turn, went on to make Pankaj Tripathi very emotional. The entire conversation and experience helped Pankaj to build his character which will be an ode to PR Man Singh from Pankaj.
Our Favorite @TripathiiPankaj met the real life PR Man Singh, ahead of 83 shooting in London. Pankaj ji plays a very pivotal character of PR Man Singh, who headed the team India as the manager for the World Cup in 1983. ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं सर 🙏 pic.twitter.com/PSx14JRxNr— Prashant Pandey (@tweet2prashant) July 4, 2019
Pankaj reveals, "It was an amazing experience meeting PR Man Singh. He has an incredible love and passion towards the game of cricket even today. He is a very disciplined person. He has created a huge Museum in his house in Hyderabad with cricketing memorabilia. We spoke on various chapters of his personal and professional life. I got emotional couple of times listening to his stories and life journey. His life is very inspiring for others, his passion and love towards cricket is simply amazing. I also met his family members and they all stood firmly like a pillar with PR Man Singh on his decisions. I visited his house and office and felt very positive with the hospitality. As an actor, I will try my sincere best to portray PR Man Singh with best of my abilities displaying his school of thoughts and justify this role by reflecting his ideology and faith onscreen for the game of cricket."
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