While there were rumours of Deepika Padukone essaying the role of Ranveer Singh's onscreen wife Romi Dev in '83, the reports are now confirmed by the actor himself with a series of candid pictures in Glasgow.
took to Instagram and made an announcement with drum rolls. He wrote, "Who better to play My Wifey than My Wifey?! 😉❤️ @deepikapadukone plays Romi Dev in @83thefilm !!! 🏏🎥🎞 Genius casting courtesy @kabirkhankk 😄🙌🏽 #83squad"
The Gully Boy actor also posted a hilarious boomerang video where Deepika can be seen hitting him with a cricket bat. He wrote, "Story of my Life 😅 Real & Reel !"
Fans are excited for the duo to pair up onscreen after Bajirao Mastaani (romantically). Their last film together was Padmaavat. '83 will revolve around the Indian Cricket Team winning the 1983 Circket World Cup, wherein Ranveer will play the titular role of then cricket team captain Kapil Dev. Directed by Kabir Khan, '83 will release in 2020.