Katrina Kaif to play Kapil Dev’s wife in Ranveer Singh's '83'

Report is doing all the round that Katrina Kaif will be stepping into the shoes of Romi Dev, Kapil Dev’s wife in Kabir Khan’s sports based film, titled ‘1983’. Ranveer Singh will essay the role of the ace cricketer Kapil Dev, under whose captainship Indian lifted the 1983 world cup. 

Katrina Kaif is Kabir Khan’s hot favourite and she has done three films under his direction, ‘New York’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Phantom’.

According to a source, Katrina Kaif has showed keen interest on the subject, “So far, Kabir has not locked the lead actress. Two other actresses have been finalised, one is a newcomer and another has been suggested by Ranveer. If Katrina comes on board, it will be her first film opposite Ranveer", informs a source.

If Ranveer and Katrina are locked for the project then ‘83’ will mark Katrina and Ranveer’s first film together.

The film is based on India's historic world cup cricket win in 1983.