Team 83 has decided to postpone the release of their film from April 10 due to the coronavirus outbreak across the globe.
"In the wake of the risks posed by the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the growing health concerns, the release of 83 has been put on hold. We will take a decision regarding the next course of action once the conditions return to normal. We urge our fans to take all the necessary precautions and take care of their loved ones. 83 is a film about fighting the odds and we hope we all will bounce back from this soon", read an official statement from the team.
Besides the Hindi version, 83 was scheduled to release in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.
Directed by Kabir Khan, Ranveer Singh plays Kapil Dev in the film, Deepika plays the cricketer's wife and Jiiva plays Krishnamachari Srikkanth. The film also has Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinker Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Addinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, R Badree, and Pankaj Tripathi in pivotal characters.