The Shahid Kapoor starrer Kabir Singh which is a remake of the south film Arjun Reddy released last week. Also featuring Kiara Advani, the film which was directed by Sandeep Vanga opened on a good note. Post its release, Kabir Singh which received positive reviews from the critics saw immense growth over the weekend, managing to exceed trade expectations.
In this box office report, we take a look at the opening week collections of Kabir Singh while comparing the same to previous releases of 2019. Collecting Rs. 134.42 cr, Kabir Singh manages to surpass the collections of the Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari that had collected Rs. 105.86 cr to become the second highest opening week grosser of 2019. While the Salman Khan starrer Bharat that collected Rs. 180.05 cr still leads the list, the business of Kabir Singh has recorded better numbers than other releases like Gully Boy that collected Rs. 100.3 cr, Total Dhamaal that collected Rs. 94.55 cr, Kalank that collected R.s 73.7 cr, Uri - The Surgical Strike that collected Rs. 70.94 cr, De De Pyaar De that collected Rs. 61.05 cr, Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi that collected Rs. 58.95 cr, and Student Of The Year 2 that collected Rs. 56.83 cr.
Currently, Kabir Singh still continues to run, and expectations are that despite new releases, the Shahid Kapoor starrer will continue to rake in the moolah. In fact, it will not be surprising to see the business of Kabir Singh witness an increase in collections over its second weekend.
Top 10 Highest First Week grosser of 2019
Movie Name – First Week collections
Bharat - Rs. 180.05 cr
Kabir Singh - Rs. 134.42 cr
Kesari - Rs. 105.86 cr
Gully Boy - Rs. 100.3 cr
Total Dhamaal - Rs. 94.55 cr
Kalank - R.s 73.7 cr
Uri - The Surgical Strike - Rs. 70.94 cr
De De Pyaar De - Rs. 61.05 cr
Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi - Rs. 58.95 cr
Student Of The Year 2 - Rs. 56.83 cr