Boman, who has featured in a number of films portraying diverse characters, will now star in the sports drama. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter handle.
Interestingly, his real-life wife Deepika Padukone will also feature in the film and will essay the role of his reel wife.
The three-member committee is subject to be clear of any conflict of interest, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai confirmed on Friday.
He retired from the 50-over format in 2012. He scored his hundredth century in his second last match. The master blaster last featured in Test against West Indies at home in November 2013, which was his 200th match
Apart from the ‘Simmba’ actor, the film also stars R Badree, Hardy Sandhu, Chirag Patil, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Bhasin, Ammy Virk and Saahil Khattar as the Men in Blue.
The World Cup winning team was led by all-rounder Kapil Dev. India's World Cup final playing XI include Sunil Gavaskar, K Srikkanth, Mohinder Amarnath, Yashpal Sharma, SM Patil, Kapil Dev (c), Kirti Azad, Roger Binny, Madan Lal, Syed Kirmani, Balwinder Sandhu.
The 1983 World Cup-winning captain also expressed his views on the recent incident relating to MS Dhoni's gloves and said that Dhoni just showed his passion and love for his country.
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Ranveer, who is all geared up to play the role of cricketer Kapil Dev in his upcoming film '83', will be seen romancing his real-life wife on the big screens.
Dev led the team during India's 1983 World Cup triumph. India defeated West Indies in the final by 43 runs. In this edition of the premier tournament, the team will be led by Virat Kohli, who atop the ICC ODI rankings.