Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer Kabir Singh, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga have taken an opening of *₹ 20.21 Crore on day one.
The film is not only Shahid Kapoor’s highest opener but the film is also the highest opener for A certified film.
After Bharat and Avengers, Kabir Singh is amongst the top three opening occupancies of the year and also top non-holiday openers of all times.
Top 5 *Day 1* biz… 2019 releases…
1. #Bharat ₹ 42.30 cr [Wed]2. #Kalank ₹ 21.60 cr [Wed]3. #Kesari ₹ 21.06 cr [Thu]4. #KabirSingh ₹ 20.21 cr [Fri]5. #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu]NOTE: #KabirSingh is the *only* film in this list to have the traditional Friday release.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2019
Directed by Sandeep Vanga Kabir Singh is a remake of his own Telugu film Arjun Reddy. The lead character, an alcoholic surgeon who goes on a self-destructive path after his girlfriend is forced to marry someone else.