Famous Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk is all set to make his big Bollywood debut alongside Ranveer Singh. It has been confirmed that the Qismat movie actor will be essaying the role of former Indian cricketer Balwinder Singh Sandhu in Kabir Khan’s upcoming sports drama, ’83. On Wednesday, the makers of the film made a huge announcement for the same with a short video which described Sandhu as “the bowler who swung ’83 World Cup India’s way” and “the Singh, who was a king, both on and off the field.” Also through this video, they introduced Ammy to Hindi audience as a "multi-talented Punjabi star.”
Ammy Virk is well-known in the Punjabi film industry and indeed has a huge fan following. Previously, he has starred in various Punjabi blockbusters like Harjeeta, Nikka Zaildar, Nikka Zaildar 2, Sat Shri Akaal England, Laung Laachi and Qismat, to name a few. Moreover, all his Punjabi tracks like Quismat, Hath Chumme, Zindabaad Yaariyan, Taara, Pasand Jatt Di, Minni Cooper and many more, have always been at top of the charts.
Presenters of the film '83, Reliance Entertainment shared the short video on their Twitter account and wrote, “Punjabi star @AmmyVirk will play #BalwinderSinghSandhu, who knocked out Gordon Greenidge in the ’83 World Cup final. #CastOf83 @RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @83thefilm #MadhuMantena @vishinduri #Relive83”
On Tuesday, the makers had also announced that '83 would be releasing on April 10, 2020.
Punjabi star @AmmyVirk will play #BalwinderSinghSandhu, who knocked out Gordon Greenidge in the ’83 World Cup final. #CastOf83 @RanveerOfficial @kabirkhankk @83thefilm #MadhuMantena @vishinduri #Relive83 pic.twitter.com/zu8YqoejTJ— Reliance Entertainment (@RelianceEnt) January 23, 2019
Ammy Virk also Twitted the same short video from his accound and wrote, “Sat shri akaal sab nu te thnku tuc ainna pyaar ditta, jihde karke m goin to do debut in bollywood... thnku so much... shukar waheguru ji da...@RanveerOfficial bhaji @kabirkhankk sir @83thefilm @RelianceEnt #mantenamadhu sir @vishinduri sir , thnx to @PawanGill bhaji #Relive83”
Much-awaited film of the next year, '83 will be recreating India's historic win against West Indies at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, will witness Ranveer Singh playing the role of Indian skipper the legendary, Kapil Dev. The film is under production by Madhu Mantena, Vishnu Induri and Kabir Khan; will be shot at the real locations. Stay tuned for more updates!