'Kaun Pravin Tambe?' Shreyas Talpade plays lead in cricketer Pravin Tambe biopic

Monday, 7 March 2022 (17:58 IST)
Mumbai: Actor Shreyas Talpade will portray India's oldest debutante cricketer Pravin Tambe in a biopic named "Kaun hai Pravin Tambe?".

Taking to Twitter, Talpade shared a poster of the film with a caption: "Kaun hai Pravin Tambe? Cricket ka most experienced debutante, and the most inspiring cricket story never told. #KaunPravinTambe, trailer out on March 9."

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'Kaun Pravin Tambe' will also feature Ashish Vidyarthi, Parambrata Chaterjee and Anjali Patil in pivotal roles.

The movie written by Kiran Yadnyopavit will release in three languages -- Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

The Jayprad Desai-directed film will release on April 1 on Disney+ Hotstar.

Mumbai's leg-spinner shot to fame after he made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut at the age of 41 for Rajasthan Royals in the 2013 season. In the IPL 2014 season, Tambe picked up a hat-trick against Kolkata Knight Riders. His consistent performances at T20 level makes him an integral part of the Royals team.

He grabbed a spotlight in the Champions League (CL) T20 later that year when he was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 12 scalps in five games at an average of 6.50.

Prior to his IPL debut, Tambe had not even played first-class cricket but was a well-known name in the club cricket circuit.

His performance in the CL T20 awarded him a long-awaited Mumbai Ranji call-up in the domestic season 2013–14 season. (UNI)

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