Bollywood stars' reaction to Kapil Dev's recovery! Know more.
By Swetaleena Mishra
Bollywood stars wished Kapil Dev's fast recovery, who suffered from a heart attack and underwent angioplasty on Friday.
The 61-year-old former Indian cricketer, Kapil Dev had chest pain on Thursday following which he was admitted to Fortis Escort Heart Institute emergency department in Okhla. This legendary all-rounder who won 1983- World Cup was wished fast recovery on social media by many Bollywood celebrities and stars. Starting from Shah Rukh Khan who owns a team in IPL to Ranveer Singh who is portraying the character of Kapil Dev in the upcoming movie '83' by Kabir Khan, well-wished for Dev on their Twitter handles. Not only them but Ritesh Deshmukh and Dipannita Sharma even expressed their concern and wished rapid recovery. Later, Kapil Dev expressed his sincere gratitude to the spring wishers through his Instagram story.
Kapil Dev is one of the greatest cricketers with a playing record of 131 Tests and 225 ODIs. The only player with a cricket history of over 400 wickets (434) and more than 5000 runs in Tests, Kapil Dev is the person behind the first-ever World Cup trophy of 1983 for India, defeating West Indies in the finals.
This incentivising story of Kapil Dev winning the first-ever World Cup for India in 1983 will be seen in the Kabir Khan directed movie '83' featuring Ranveer Singh as 'Dev' and Deepika Padukone as Kapil Dev's wife 'Romi'.