Shakib Salim: ‘I always wanted to play cricket for India’

Actor Shakib Salim, who will be seen in the role of former Indian cricketer Mahendra Amarnath in “73”, feels that he has fulfilled his childhood dream of “playing cricket for the nation” by starring in the project.

Shakib Salim shared his cricketing dream

“I have always wanted to play cricket in my life, and I used to play state level cricket but I could not become a professional cricketer. I played cricket till I was 20. So, my dream has always been to play for our country one day,” Bollywood actor Shakib told IANS. I haven’t been able to fulfill my dream in real life, but at least I’ve had the opportunity to accomplish it in real life.


Directed by Kabir Khan, the 63-year history of India revolves around winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup. It stars Ranveer Singh in the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, who has led the team in the tournament.

Sharing his experience of working on an upcoming sports drama, Shakib said, “It was one of the best shooting experiences of my life. It helped me to work with a lot of interesting and talented people. It helped me to be a better person. I feel so beautiful. Lucky to be part of the story, everyone on the set taught me something. “” April 13, April 10 The film was supposed to be released but was postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

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