Despite divided reviews, Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani's 'Kabir Singh' has been doing great at the box office. The film which is a Hindi remake of Telugu film 'Arjun Reddy' was helmed by the same director Sandeep Reddy Vanga.
The original hero of the romantic saga Vijay Deverakonda recently expressed his views about the Hindi remake of his film. Speaking at a press interaction for his upcoming film 'Dear Comrade', Deverakonda reportedly said that he has no interest in watching Shahid Kapoor's 'Kabir Singh'. When asked if he’s seen Kabir Singh, the Telugu actor reportedly refused to watch the film and said that there is nothing for him to watch it again.
“Shahid has done that film, and he has gone through the character, and there is nothing for me to watch it again. I know the story, I have done that film, why will I watch again?” Cinema Express reportedly quoted the actor as saying.
However, following the success of 'Kabir Singh', Vijay extended congratulatory greetings to Kiara Advani. The 'Arjun Reddy' actor had sent flowers to Kiara with a heartwarming congratulatory note.
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The film 'Kabir Singh' narrates the story of an alcoholic surgeon, who has anger management issues. He goes on a self-destructive path after being separated from his ex-lover.
'Kabir Singh' has hit the theaters on Friday, June 21, and has emerged as the biggest opener of Shahid Kapoor. Recently, the film attained yet another record-breaking feat and emerged as the highest grossing Hindi film of 2019. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and made the announcement of the same. Adarsh declared 'Kabir Singh' as an 'all-time blockbuster' with a collection of over Rs. 246 crores on Thursday, July 11. He further revealed that the film has beaten the collection of all the Bollywood biggies including 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', 'Bharat', 'Kesari'.
However, the film has recorded mixed responses from the viewers. It has been dragged into controversy post its release as several critics and social media personals have described it as 'misogynistic' that celebrates toxic masculinity.
The project is jointly produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Krishan Kumar and Ashwin Varde.
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