The filmmaker is all set to present the story of the Indian cricket team’s World Cup victory on screen. It will feature Ranveer Singh as the captain, Kapil Dev.
Kabir on Wednesday was asked how he feels about directing such an iconic story as the World Cup victory. Kabir said: “‘1983’ is a very special project to me. I feel it’s more than a film. I will continue making films but there are some projects which comes to you which are much above films and our individual career and ‘1983’ is that kind of project.”
The Kabul Express director was asked to comment on the trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati”, he said: “‘Padmavati’ trailer is absolutely magnificent. The story of the film is looking really interesting and setting is also very interesting,”
“I really liked the trailer of the film and look of Ranveer. I am really fond of him and I am doing my next film with him,” he added.
The film ‘1983’ is backed by Vishnu Vardhan Induri of Vibri Media and founder of CCL, along with Phantom Films.