Singer Harrdy Sandhu, who is a popular name among music lovers for his songs like ‘Kya Baat Ay’, ‘Hornn Blow’, ‘Soch’ and ‘Joker’ among others, will be portraying Madan Lal in Ranveer Singh’s much awaited film ‘83’. Madan Lal was responsible for taking the crucial wicket of Sir Vivian Richards during the final match of 1983 World Cup against West Indies.
Harrdy is the second star from Punjabi entertainment industry after Ammy Virk who will feature in Kabir Khan’s directorial. Ammy Virk is portraying Balwinder Singh Sandhu in the film.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his official Twitter handle to share the latest update on Ranveer Singh’s ‘83’. Taran Adarsh shared a picture of Harrdy Sandhu and captioned it as: “Harrdy Sandhu is #MadanLal in #83TheFilm… Stars Ranveer Singh as #KapilDev… Directed by Kabir Khan… Presented by Reliance Entertainment… Produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri, Kabir Khan… #CastOf83 #Relive83.”
Harrdy Sandhu is #MadanLal in #83TheFilm… Stars Ranveer Singh as #KapilDev… Directed by Kabir Khan… Presented by Reliance Entertainment… Produced by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri, Kabir Khan… #CastOf83 #Relive83 pic.twitter.com/iLop05AW95
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 6, 2019
This would be Harrdy Sandhu’s first Bollywood project. He has previously appeared in two Punjabi movies – ‘Yaaran Da Katchup’ and ‘Mera Mahi NRI’.
Interestingly, Harrdy is a big fan of cricket. Not many know that he was a part of the Under-19 team for Punjab.
‘83’ is based on the life of former cricketer Kapil Dev who led the Indian side to lift the historic 1983 World Cup. In the film, Ranveer Singh is playing the role of Kapil Dev.
The film is slated to release in 2020.