The year 2019 started with a thump and the thump got even louder with Kabir Singh being the biggest blockbuster. The Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer Kabir Singh had gathered a lot of attention and praises from the youth. Initially, the movie despite facing several criticisms continued doing well at the box office. Even the ICC Cricket World Cup could not stop the movie scoring at the box office. The movie despite facing competition from Ayushman Khurrana’s Article 15 was leading at the ticket window. People love Shahid Kapoor’s hard-hitting performance which was praised by all. Kabir Singh was released last month and it has already been denoted as a blockbuster. The audiences are bewildered after watching Shahid Kapoor’s performance.
However, Kabir Singh recently fell back at the box office collection due to the semi finale ICC World Cup between New Zealand and India. At the box office collection, it was noticed that Kabir Singh faced a drop of 25 percent. On Tuesday Kabir Singh helmed by Sandeep Vanga Reddy collected approximately Rs 3 crore. The film is expected to do a business of 35 crore nett in the third week of the film.
Kabir Singh had received many criticisms from the critics and audiences calling it to celebrate toxic masculinity and the film even received backlash from the audiences who opined that Kabir Singh showcased doctors in a bad light. But despite every criticism, Kabir Singh was ruling at the box office chart. Shahid Kapoor had recently appeared in an interview where he mentioned, it has been 15-16 years now that he had been part in the industry and thus criticisms of the film does not affect him anymore.
Kabir Singh is adapted from the blockbuster Telugu film Arjun Reddy. Kabir Singh plays the role of a medical student who falls in love with a girl named Preeti played by Kiara Advani. After Preeti gets married to someone else, Shahid Kapoor becomes an alcoholic. After losing love, the story bends into narrating how the man gets himself into a self-destructive path.
Kabir Singh initially had crossed all hurdles that came in front of it, even the cricket World Cup. But with seminal round going on, it is tough to predict the fate of Kabir Singh at the Box Office Collection. Kabir Singh is already falling behind due to the semi finale cricket ICC World Cup held on Tuesday.