"Dil Da Raja Amrinder portrays the role of our beloved coach"
Punjabi actor and singer Ammy Virk is gearing towards making his Bollywood debut with the upcoming film 83 alongside Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
Ammy Virk is famously known for his work in the Punjabi film and music industries.
He is best known for his films like Angrej (2015), Nikka Zaildar (2016), Harjeeta (2018) and Qismat (2018) which is one of the highest-grossing Punjabi films.
Ammy is also renowned for his melodious voice in tracks like ‘Yaar Amli’(2013), ‘Jatt Da Sahara’ (2013) and ‘Qismat’ (2017).
83 is a forthcoming sports film based on the life of the former Indian cricket team captain, Kapil Dev and the 1983 World Cup.
The leading man in 83, Ranveer Singh, will play the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev who had a pivotal role in leading India to victory in the 1983 World Cup.
Alongside Kapil (Ranveer) will be his teammate and coach Balwinder Singh Sandhu played by Ammy Virk.
Balwinder Singh Sandhu was known as one of the medium pace bowlers, who could spin the ball and leave the batsman stunned.
Now the man himself has joined in to train Ammy Virk for his role in the film.
Recently Ranveer took to Instagram to share the poster of Ammy Virk as coach Balwinder Singh Sandhu. He captioned it:
“*Cue track* It’s the SWINGIN’ SARDARJI!!! Presenting @ammyvirk AMMY VIRK as BALVINDER SINGH SANDHU!!! @inswingsandhu.
“PS – this one is special to me as our Dil Da Raja Amrinder portrays the role of our beloved coach SANDHU SIR because of whom we have all become better cricketers.”
Ranveer continued to thank Balwinder Singh Sandhu for lending the team a helping hand in acing their roles. He said:
“What an honour to be coached for the film by the World Cup Winner Himself #LoveYouSandhuSir.
He went on to praise both Ammy Virk and Sandhu for their lovable nature. He said:
“PPS – both are real characters, On and Off screen I think all my ‘PROFASHNULS’ will agree.”
Ranveer has also shared the posters introducing the other twelve Men in Blue. These included:
- Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath.
- Jiiva as K. Srikkanth.
- Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar.
- Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma.
- Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil.
- Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad.
- Nishant Dahiya as Roger Binny.
- Hardy Sandhu as Madan Lal.
- Sahil Khattas as Syed Kirmani.
- Addinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar.
- Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri.
The film is helmed by Kabir Khan and is due to release on April 10, 2020.