Gavaskar also talked about his interaction with Khan regarding the film 83.
The movie will also feature Ranveer Singh, a popular actor in the Indian film industry.
The movie is based on the Indian team's journey to the title in the 1983 World Cup.
It’s great to have Ranveer come on board to play Kapil Dev: Kabir Khan, Director
The movie is likely to hit the celluloid early next year.
Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane is producing a film based on 1983 World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev.