Mumbai, Feb. 11 -- YouTuber-anchor and actor Sahil Khattar is on cloud nine after bagging the role of former cricketer Syed Kirmani in his Bollywood debut, '83 that stars Ranveer Singh in the role of Kapil Dev and is based on the Indian cricket team's 1983 World Cup victory.

The actor says that his bald look and confidence contributed a lot to him being selected. "My bald look worked in my favour. When I started losing hair, I didn't lose heart, instead I thought it would make me unique. It helped create my identity. Now, it has been proved further with the fact that I am playing Syed Kirmani. He was a style icon during his time and not just as a wicketkeeper," he says.

Sahil is busy preparing for the role, which entails cricket practice ...