Vastavam web: If ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, Tamil actor Jiiva will be seen playing the role of star cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth in upcoming Bollywood movie 83. Earlier it was heard that Vijay Deverakonda who was planning to expand his market in Hindi Film Industry, will play the cameo in 83 a biopic on legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev. The latest report reveal that Tamil hero Jiiva, popular among Telugu audiences for the blockbuster thriller Rangam, has been roped in to 83, to the reprise the role of former Team India’s star cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth. Jiiva has been undergoing training under Srikkanth himself for the last couple of months. Ranveer Singh is on the board to play the role of former Indian national cricket team captain Kapil Dev in 83. The movie is expected to hit the theaters by April 2020.