Critics Review


The story of India's first world cup victory makes for a thrilling watch

Yes, 83 does play on the nationalism rhetoric, way more than was required. The film�s own spirit would have driven home the point that the rhetoric scenes were trying to make. �83� had scope for some good music which could have added better tempo to the narrative. But that said, with this, Kabir Khan does set a high benchmark for himself, once again.(more)

Source: Rachana Dubey, Times Of India


Ranveer Singh Lives The Part Of Kapil Dev In Rousing Cinematic Saga

83 is a rousing, pulse-pounding, soul-stirring cinematic saga that is informed with all the emotion, excitement and euphoria that gripped the nation on June 25, 1983 and on all the other match days that preceded a sold-out final that saw India defend a modest 183 against seemingly invincible West Indies and scale a remarkable cricket pinnacle. (more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV Movies


Ranveer Singh plays the captain�s knock in this blood rush of a movie

83 movie review: Ranveer Singh disappears into his Kapil Dev even as each of Kapil�s Devils is given their own moment in this faithful recreation of India's 1983 World Cup win. (more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta , Indian Express