Kiara Advani and Shahid Kapoor in a still from 'Kabir Singh'. (Image via Youtube grab) Photograph:( Others )
`Kabir Singh` starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani has set the cash register ringing on the very first day of its release.
The film `Kabir Singh` starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani has set the cash register ringing on the very first day of its release as the film earned Rs 20.21 crore. Read our review of the film here.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared a series of tweets highlighting the first-day box office collection of `Kabir Singh`
"The movie has emerged as Shahid`s biggest opener surpassing the fast day business of `Padmaavat` that collected Rs 19 crore.` Kabir Singh` is the biggest non-holiday opener," Taran tweeted.
#KabirSingh is terrific on Day 1... Emerges Shahid Kapoor’s biggest opener [surpasses *Day 1* biz of #Padmaavat: ₹ 19 cr]... Biggest *non-holiday* opening day of 2019 [surpasses #TotalDhamaal: ₹ 16.50 cr]... Is a craze amongst the youth... Fri ₹ 20.21 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2019
He also listed the movies released on non-holiday but were commercially successful. The list included films like `Uri: The Surgical Strike`, `Total Dhamaal`, `Luka Chuppi`, `Badla`, `Avengers: Endgame` and `De De Pyaar De`.
#Uri. #TotalDhamaal. #LukaChuppi. #Badla. #AvengersEndgame. #DeDePyaarDe. Now #KabirSingh... Non-holiday releases, yet successful... Proves yet again, deliver qualitative content and non-holidays will turn into a celebration/festival for investors. Note: 2019 releases.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2019
In another tweet, Taran listed the top five movies with their respective collection on day one. `Kabir Singh` stands at the fourth position while Salman Khan-starer `Bharat` secured the first place.
Top 5 *Day 1* biz... 2019 releases...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2019
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.
`Kabir Singh` is the Hindi remake of Telugu hit `Arjun Reddy.`
The original blockbuster starred Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey. Helmed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Krishan Kumar, and Ashwin Varde the film released on June 21, 2019.