'You want me to see that cup going away for second time?' - Clive Lloyd refused to watch 83's climax shoot

‘You want me to see that cup going away for second time?’ – Clive Lloyd refused to watch 83’s climax shoot

Ranveer Singh is playing the role of Kapil Dev in the movie.

Clive Lloyd former Captain, West Indies
Clive Lloyd former Captain, West Indies. (Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Kabir Khan, the famous Bollywood director was involved in the making of a cricket-based film named 83. The movie was all set to release on April 10 but the date has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. So, recently, Kabir Khan interacted with the famous actor Boman Irani where the director made some surprising announcements during the chat. Moreover, he also revealed the reply that he got from former West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd when he asked him to watch the film shoot.

Clive Lloyd was the captain of West Indies that lost the crucial final to India in 1983 World Cup by a margin of 43 runs. It was the first-ever time in the history of cricket that Team India could manage to get their hands on the prestigious World Cup trophy. Moreover, winning it at the Mecca of Cricket was the icing on the cake for the Kapil Dev and Co. The cricket fans were surprised after Team India defeated the strong West Indies side that had the finest players at that time.

Kabir Khan reveals Clive Lloyd’s response

Kabir Khan thought of sharing the insights of 1983 WC with cricket fans through a movie. In the live chat, he opened up on saying that Clive Lloyd was present in London at the shoot where they shot one of the sequences in which Team India had to lift the prestigious trophy. The famous director also revealed that son of Clive Lloyd is also playing the role of a cricketer in the movie.

He recalled an instance when he asked the 75-year-old to come closer in order to witness the scene. To which, the former skipper replied in a hilarious fashion and said that if he wants him to watch the cup going away for the second time in his life, “You want me to see that cup going away for the second time and that too from near?”

As per him, Malcolm Marshall’s son is also part of the cast. Surprisingly, he is playing the role of his own father in the movie and could be spotted bowling some quick bouncers. Bollywood star Ranveer Singh is playing the role of winning skipper Kapil Dev. And, his real-life wife Deepika Padukone will be spotted playing the role of his reel life wife on the screen.

This movie holds a long cast that consists of some fine names from the Bollywood industry including Tahir Raj Bhasin, Ammy Virk, Sahil Khattar, Hardy Sandhu and Saqib Saleem.