Ranveer Singh is excited to play Kapil Dev on screen in 83

Updated: Dec 25, 2017, 11:49 IST | A correspondent

Actor Ranveer Singh, who is playing the character of India's first World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev in the movie 83, says he is excited to get into the skin of such a legendary player

Actor Ranveer Singh, who is playing the character of India's first World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev in the movie 83, says he is excited to get into the skin of such a legendary player. Ranveer was unveiled on Friday as India's first brand ambassador of the English Premier League (EPL). "I am really looking forward to it but it is going to be a while before I commence work on it. It should be exciting to get into the skin of such a legendary player," he said. Meanwhile, Ranveer also shared a story about his meeting with Arsenal and French legend Thierry Henry.

Ranveer Singh

"I had a memorable experience meeting my childhood hero Thierry Henry. I remember the kindness and grace with which he greeted us. He is an Arsenal legend and a true hero for me. In spite of being such a legendary figure he is so polite. He kind of changed my perspective on a fan and celebrity interaction."

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