'Kabir Singh' is Shahid Kapoor's biggest opener surpassing 'Padmaavat' with Rs 20 crore

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 22, 2019, 01.51 PM(IST)

Kiara Advani and Shahid Kapoor in a still from 'Kabir Singh'. (Image via Youtube grab) Photograph:( Others )

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`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.

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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`.

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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.

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`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.