Legendary Indian cricket team ex-captain Kapil Dev, who had brought the nation its maiden Cricket World Cup crown in 1983, turned 61 on Monday. While wishes from India’s sports, political and film industry were pouring in from all directions, Marathi celebrities too wished Kapil Dev on his 61st Birthday.
Kapil Dev is one of the greatest personalities in Indian sports and his achievement as Indian cricket team captain who won the maiden Cricket World Cup crown in 1983, will be celebrated in Kabir Khan’s upcoming film ‘83 starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and an array of talent from the Indian film industry. Directed by Kabir Khan, '83 releases on April 10.
One of the leading Marathi actors Addinath Kothare and Chirag Patil will be playing the roles of Dilip Vengsarkar and Sandeep Patil respectively. While working on the film, the two actors experienced the greatness of Kapil Dev. They both shared a post celebrating the legend’s Birthday.
Adinath and Chirag posted the caption, “Happy Birthday Legend ! Thank you for showing us the way You made us proud. Now it’s our turn... @ranveersingh @therealkapildev @kabirkhankk @deepikapadukone @sarkarshibasish @mantenamadhu #SajidNadiadwala @vishnuinduri @reliance.entertainment @fuhsephantom @nadiadwalagrandson @vibrimedia @zeemusiccompany @pvrpictures @83thefilm”.
Adinath and Chirag also re-posted also posted a video that showed an interview where Kapil Dev is talking about the memories Kabir Khan is recreating 36 years after the legendary victory. He writes, “The man who inspired the nation to dream big by placing India on World Map. Wishing @therealkapildev a very happy birthday. #ThisIs83 #HappyBirthdayKapilDev”.
Both the posts were a tribute from the ‘83 Team.
Chirag Patil also posted a personal memory with Kapil Dev that makes their friendly bond visible.
He writes a personal note, “@therealkapildev uncle wish you a very happy birthday”.
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