Massive billboards promoting the cricket movie ‘83’ line the streets of Mumbai, with film retelling India’s stunning victory at the 1983 World Cup. Photo: AFP
Bollywood’s ‘83’ retells story of India’s stunning World Cup win
  • Actor Ranjeev Singh plays the role of captain Kapil Dev, whose team were heavy underdogs against the mighty West Indies in the final
  • The victory helped shake Indians out of their inferiority complex and became the first building block in their rise as a cricket world power
25 Dec 2021 - 12:33PM