Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer romantic drama ‘ Kabir Singh’ is working wonders at the box office as the film witnessed a huge first-weekend collection. Fans flocked into theatres to watch the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial which is the Bollywood remake of his 2017 film ‘Arjun Reddy’. Shahid Kapoor essays the character played by Vijay Deverakonda in the regional hit. The film which hit the screens on June 21 marked a huge opening, the highest for any Shahid Kapoor starrer.
According to the latest report on the Boxofficeindia.com, on Sunday, the film has managed to rake in a total of Rs 27.75 crore on its third day at the box office. The film has managed to collect a total of Rs 70.75 crore in three days at the box office.
The film has beaten all records of previous Shahid Kapoor starrers by huge distances and is already his highest solo grosser. The film released in 3123 screens across India. The film is already dominating the theatres this week, with Salman Khan’s Eid release ‘Bharat’ still running at the box office.
The songs of ‘Kabir Singh’ had created ripples and emerged as chartbusters ever since they were released. The film has received a mixed response from the critics, the audience is totally in love with Shahid’s character from the film. Many are calling the movie as one of Shahid’s best film till date.
The plot of the film revolves around a short-tempered house surgeon Kabir Rajdheer Singh (played by Shahid Kapoor) who goes into a self-destruction mode with substance abuse after his girlfriend (played by Kiara Advani) is forced to marry another man.
Helmed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, the film also stars Arjan Bajwa as Kabir Singh’s brother, Suresh Oberoi, Kamini Kaushal, Adil Hussain and Nikita Dutta. The film hit the screens on June 21.