1983 revolves around Rameshan played by Nivin Pauly, a village cricketer in Kerala and his life in 30 years. Rameshan never had the right guidance to succeed his dream of becoming a cricketer and lost his career in cricket. Being inspired by Sachin Tendulkar”s life he decides to guide his son to achieve his dream of becoming a cricketer. The film tells the story of cricket in Kerala in a span of 30 years and shows the relationship of a father and his son. 1983 conveys the message that dream, however big it is can be achieved through willpower and determination.