Remake of the famous Vijay Deverakonda starrer Telugu romance-drama ‘Arjun Reddy’, Kabir Singh has been doing quite well at the box Office. Even after being tied in controversy after controversy, the angry man charade by Shahid seems to be much liked. A week at the box office and the movie has already managed to cross the 100 crore mark and has made an overall collection of ₹ 134 crores.
The movie has crossed all expectations to become the second biggest opener with its week 1 box office collection crossing that of Gully Boy and Kesari.
The movie’s representation of an extremely masculine and somewhat “toxic” character, Kabir Singh who is busy burning his life away in cigarette smoke, alcohol and drugs, did not fare well with several movie goers. After watching the movie, several people complained that while on one end the Hindi cinema is finally giving women their due, a movie like Kabir Singh is offsetting the balance.
Complains of how the movie showcases the female characters were also quite prominent where some believed it promoted violence, harassment and ragging.
Amidst all the controversy, the movie has been doing increasingly well. Moviegoers say the story is romantic and quite entertaining. The soundtrack of the movie and the Kabir Singh album are also responsible for drawing a lot of people to the theaters who want to see the story behind the extremely romantic album.
Kabir Singh, tells the story of a man who falls for his junior, happily hops into and engulfing relationship while in medical school. Much like any other love story, theirs too has a sad twist and a happy ending and it is this classic ‘love story charm’ which has attracted many to the theaters.