'83 is a biopic on Indian cricketer Kapil Dev.
'83 is a biopic on Indian cricketer Kapil Dev.

News of Deepika and Ranveer playing a married couple in '83 has fans in a tizzy, but to play the role, Deeps has a task in front of her.

The actor is playing Kapil Dev's wife Romi Bhatia, however, Deepika says there's hardly any material on the cricketer's wife for her to study. Here's how she's hoping to tackle the grey areas:

"I intend to connect and spend some time with her before I start filming to be able to understand her perspective better," she said in an interview.

"There isn't a lot of material available on her. I have met her a few times, including our wedding reception, and I have interacted with her socially over the years. I am also referring to whatever material the director's team has sent across to me. My parents have known their family for many years. So I feel I know her and hope that she is proud and happy with the film."

She's not the only one reaching out to get into character, Ranveer has been busy taking coaching lessons from Kapil and Sachin Tendulkar to try and be as authentic to his role as possible.

'83 is a biopic on Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. The film will chronicle his 1983 Cricket World Cup win with Ranveer playing the role of The Haryana Hurricane and Deepika co-producing the project as well as playing his wife Romi.

The film will release in cinemas on April 10, 2020.