Neena Gupta To Play Ranveer Singh’s Mom In 83 (Photo Credit: Instagram)
New Delhi :
After roping in stellar casts that includes the likes of Deepika Padukone, Tahir Bhasin, Saqib Saleem among others reports have it that veteran actress Neena Gupta will be essaying Ranveer Singh’s mom in Kabir Khan’s Kapil Dev biopic, 83. As per reports by Bollywood Hungama, Gupta, who also played another mom-role in Kangana Ranuat starrer, Panga, has Neena Gupta has met with Kapil Dev’s family to prep for the role and also know about the dynamics shared within the family.
"When I went to shoot, I met Kapil’s daughter Amiya on the set. I asked her to tell me about her grandmother — her personality and the relationship she shared with Kapil," a source from TOI was quoted saying as per Neena.
"From what I understood, she is a strong-willed woman with a dominating personality. I put Amiya’s inputs to good use and played the character."
Adding that despite her small role the team worked so well in unison, the source further added, "The team was so well prepared that they completed all my portions in one day. It’s a small role, but a very good one and so, I agreed to it. "
83 directed by Kabir Khan will see the dynamic Ranveer Singh step into the shoes of the cricket icon, Kapil Dev and how he led the Indian team into triumph at the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1983.