Bollywood actress Kiara Advani recently opened up about her 'intimate scenes' with Shahid Kapoor in 'Kabir Singh', and stated that the film is an innocent raw love story with a few sequences that are mandatory. She further went on say that those are a normal way of showing someone how much you love them and are meant to make the characters more 'real'.
Earlier, at the trailer launch of Kabir Singh, Kiara was asked how many kisses were there in the film. She told the reporter that she did not keep count and asked him to see for himself on the big screen on June 21. Shahid interjected, "Ussi ka paisa hai."
Kiara plays the role of a medical student Preeti in the film, directed by Sandeep Vanga Reddy. It is a remake of the director's Telugu blockbuster "Arjun Reddy", which starred Vijay Devarakonda and Shalini Pandey.
In an interview to PTI, the actress said, "Kabir Singh" underwent a lot of casting changes from Ranveer Singh to Arjun Kapoor and Tara Sutaria for female lead being considered for the film, but it was Shahid and Kiara were eventually finalised. According to Kiara, Sandeep approached her through a casting agent after watching her performance in Telugu film "Bharat Ane Nenu", in which she starred opposite Mahesh Babu.
"I did a screen test for 'Kabir Singh' and Sandeep sir liked it. Things were almost locked but then for reasons best known it did not work out then. The film went through casting changes and one day it came back to me. I did ask the director why cast me again? He said because 'I only see you'. He was convinced that only I could do this film. I truly believe films are in your destiny.", she added.
"Kabir Singh" is set to hit the screens on June 21. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Krishan Kumar and Ashwin Varde.
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