The Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer Kabir Singh performed better than expected as it did very well in the evening and night shows to record as 2nd best opening film of 2019.
A remake of Telugu hit film, Arjun Reddy, Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh has already set the eye-ball rolling with its first teaser, enigmatic trailer and super-hit songs like Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage and Bekhayali, which had become quite popular.
Directed by Sandeep Vanga, the advance booking report for Kabir Singh was good and became the third best advance booking film of 2019, collecting a solid Rs 11 crores. The romantic drama opened to an excellent occupancy of 50% in its morning shows coupled with good reviews from both audience and critics, the film performed better than expected in the evening and night shows. As per early estimates, Kabir Singh has collected some where between Rs 21-22 crores and can become the second biggest opening film of 2019, beating Kalank (Rs 21.60 crores and after Bharat (Rs 42.30 crores). This is a great news for Shahid Kapoor as Kabir Singh has crossed the opening day collections of Padmaavat (Rs 18.21) and Shaandaar (Rs 13.10 crores. Kabir Singh has become the highest opening film of Shahid Kapoor and the earnings will further escalate on Saturday and Sunday.
The romantic-drama is being produced by Bhushan Kumar.