The world has had the privilege of seeing Kapil Dev behave like Ranveer Singh, all thanks to the credit card bill payment application, Cred.

Ranveer Singh, who is known for his effervescent personality and out-of-the-box fashion decisions, was actually first to replicate the mannerisms of the other for a biopic circling Kapil Dev and his 1983 win.

However, due to the pandemic, the cricket veteran beat the actor to the punch. For the short clip, the sportsman replicated the behaviour the media knows Singh for, from neon and glittery attires to the chaotic “drinks break,” exit. Dev, however, is known to be serious, bordering on stern.

Of this video, as it tends to do, the internet has made the most. Here are a few memes and reactions birthed because of the ad that are bound to make you laugh out loud.

Some netizens are lauding the power move;


While others think there are still some things only Singh is capable of;

Others, still, could relate;

Little did we know, there is a reason Dev was just so on point, he has been prepared long before we knew;

Can we stop applauding this little piece of genius?

This is not the only one of its kind; Cred has been doing a series of advertisements portraying many a sportsman out of their element. Athletes like Rahul Dravid, Venkatesh Prasad and Neeraj Chopra are some that have made appearances in videos, just in time for the season of sports.

Ranveer Singh starrer ‘83 embodies Kapil Dev’s journey till lifting the World Cup in 1983. Deepika Padukone plays the role of Romi, Dev’s wife. The ongoing pandemic, however, has caused a delay in the release of the film.

Also Read; Here’s How Kapil Dev Proposed To His Wife, Romi