Mumbai: Veteran actor Boman Irani will feature as Farokh Engineer in director Kabir Khan’s cricketer Kapil Dev biopic ’83’. Ranveer Singh is appearing as Kapil Dev in the film.

The film, which is going to be released on April 10, 2020, is based on the story of India winning the first-ever World Cup in 1983 under the captainship of Kapil Dev. 

The shooting of the film is going on in England and Irani is going join the team on Sunday.

Farokh Engineer, the former opening batsman and wicket-keeper of India team, was one of the commentators at the 1983 World Cup. 

The movie also features Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Ammy Virk, Chirag Patil, Jiiva and Harrdy Sandhu besides Deepika Padukone as Kapil’s spouse Romi Dev.