Wednesday January 22, 2020

Now its Our Turn to Make You Proud: Ranveer Singh to Kapil Dev

"'83", directed by Kabir Khan, also stars Ranveer's wife and actress Deepika Padukone, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Ammy Virk, Hardy Sandhu, and Chirag Patil among others

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Actor Ranveer Singh. Flickr

Bollywood’s livewire star Ranveer Singh wished Kapil Dev on his 61st birthday on Monday and said that now its the actor’s turn to make the former India skipper proud with the upcoming film “’83”.

Ranveer on Monday took to Instagram, where he shared a string of photographs of himself along with “legend” Kapil from the sets of “’83”.

“Happy Birthday, Legend! Thank you for showing us the way… You made us proud. Now it’s our turn… @83thefilm,” Ranveer captioned the images.

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Famous Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev. Wikimedia Commons

The film essays Kapil’s captaincy in leading the Indian cricket team to defeat the West Indies in the World Cup final in 1983. Ranveer will essay Kapil’s role in the film, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Reliance Entertainment.

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In his cricketing journey, Kapil is among the first players in the history of the game to have taken more than 400 wickets and scored over 5,000 runs in Tests.

“’83”, directed by Kabir Khan, also stars Ranveer’s wife and actress Deepika Padukone, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Ammy Virk, Hardy Sandhu, and Chirag Patil among others. (IANS)

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“Gully Boy” Becomes Most Tweeted Indian Film of 2019 on Twitter

In an earlier released list of the "Top 10 Most Mentioned Handles in Entertainment - Male", megastar Amitabh Bachchan was named the Shahenshah of Twitter world

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The most mentioned accounts were ranked by number of unique authors who discussed the celebrities on Twitter, from January 1 to November 15 this year. Pixabay

The Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt “Gully Boy” has been named the top Hindi movie to rule Twitter in 2019.

According to #ThisHappened 2019 Twitter report, “Gully Boy” was the most tweeted about Hindi movie this year.

Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the film is based on the lives of rappers Naved Shaikh, popularly known as Naezy, and Divine (Vivian Fernandes), although many have noted stylistic and narrative likeness with the Hollywood biopic, “Straight Outta Comption”.

In “Gully Boy”, Ranveer’s character used rap as a tool to express his views on society and life in Dharavi, one of the largest slums of Asia. The film became a superhit on release in February. It was India’s official entry to the Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category this year, but failed to make the final list.

The musical romantic drama “Kabir Singh” was second in the list, followed by “Mission Mangal”, “Kesari”, “Housefull 4”, “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, “Kalank”, “Super 30”, “The Tashkent Files” and “Article 15”.

In an earlier released list of the “Top 10 Most Mentioned Handles in Entertainment – Male”, megastar Amitabh Bachchan was named the Shahenshah of Twitter world, followed by Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Vijay, AR Rahman, Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgn, Mahesh Babu and filmmaker Atlee.

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The Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt “Gully Boy” has been named the top Hindi movie to rule Twitter in 2019. Bollywood Country

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who uses social media to connect with her fans, finished first in the “Top 10 Most Mentioned Handles in Entertainment – Female”. Actress Anushka Sharma was in the second spot, followed with Lata Mangeshkar, Archana Kalpathi, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Alia Bhatt, Kajal Aggarwal, Sunny Leone, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Rakul Preet Singh.

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The most mentioned accounts were ranked by number of unique authors who discussed the celebrities on Twitter, from January 1 to November 15 this year. (Bollywood Country)