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Shahid Kapoor gets Kabir Singh, biggest hit of his career because of wife Mira Rajput; know how

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 July 2019, 15:20 IST
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The success of Kabir Singh has put actor Shahid Kapoor on cloud nine and the film has collected around 235 crores in two weeks. The film is soon going to enter 250 crores club at the domestic box office and the rage continues then it will surely enter 300 crore club.

Shahid Kapoor in a recent interview to Hindustan Times revealed that his wife Mira Rajput encouraged him to take up Kabir Singh. "She was always very optimistic and believed that this is a character I should have in my filmography," he said.


"We had watched Arjun Reddy together and she loved the director's [Sandeep Reddy Vanga] work and felt that the character had potential. And if we were able to get it right, it'd be a very special character in my life. So, Mira was very happy when she watched the film," Kabir Singh actor added.


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Your love is so overwhelming words will always fall short. Thank you for understanding him forgiving him and loving him with all your heart. We all fall apart. And we all must strive to rise from our faults. To be better. To be wiser. To be kinder. He is flawed. So are we all. You didn’t judge him you experienced him. You understood him. I have never ever felt so thankful. The most flawed character I have ever played. Has become my most loved. Indeed indian cinema and the audience has come a long way. More power to brave choices. More power to you all for your maturity and humanness. You have given me wings to fly. To not only be burdened by the need to be loved to be a star but to have the courage to be hated in equal measure to be an actor. Here’s to cinema mirroring life. To protagonists who don’t have to be restricted by their goodness and can be human and imperfect. There is perfection in imperfection and that is the beauty and the challenge of this human life. Thank you. Again and again. You all are the heroes of this story.

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Let us tell you that Kabir Singh is an official remake of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's film Arjun Reddy. Arjun Reddy had Vijay Devarkonda and Shalini Pandey in the leading roles. While in Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani have played leading roles. The actor also said that he is happy with the response to the film and especially when the character is extremely flawed.

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First published: 8 July 2019, 15:20 IST