So after Sushant Singh Rajput gets to play the role of Indian captain Mahendra Sing Dhoni, latest buzz is that Arjun Kapoor might play essay the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev in a film based on the 1983 World Cup.
In a report by Midday, a source said, “Arjun has been approached and he is contemplating. Vishnu Vardhan Induri, the founder and MD of CCL, who is planning the project, has already met the actor with the script. He has also approached actors for essaying the other characters but nothing has been finalized as of now. We will make an official announcement once everything is in place.”
Although Arjun Kapoor was not available for any comment, a source close to the actor said, “It’s a big responsibility to portray the character of Kapil Dev and Arjun wants to take his time to decide. He hasn’t given his final answer but the chances of him essaying the role of the cricketer are high.”
It will be definitely exciting to see Arjun Kapoor play Kapil Dev but will he give the nod?