The Arjun Reddy remake starring Shahid Kapoor released last week on Friday. Directed by Sandeep Vanga, Kabir Singh which released across 3123 screens has been doing brisk business at the box office. With positive reviews, good audience feedback and little to no competition, the collections of Kabir Singh have far exceeded the initial box office predictions.
In this box office analysis, we take a look at the opening weekend collections of Kabir Singh while comparing the same to Shahid Kapoor’s previous releases. Collecting Rs. 70.83 cr Kabir Singh has managed to surpass the collections of Udta Punjab that had collected Rs. 33.8 cr to become Shahid Kapoor’s second highest opening weekend grosser. Though the business of Kabir Singh does not surpass Shahid Kapoor’s previous release Padmaavat that collected Rs. 114 cr, the business of the film does out beat the actor’s other releases like, Shaandaar that collected Rs. 33.51 cr, R…Rajkumar that collected Rs. 30.59 cr, Haider that collected Rs. 26.78 cr, Batti Gul Meter Chalu that collected Rs. 22.15 cr, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero that collected Rs. 21.25 cr, Mausam that collected Rs. 20.75, and Teri Meri Kahaani that collected Rs. 16.75 cr.
Now all that remains to be seen is whether Kabir Singh that continues to hold strong goes on to become one of Shahid Kapoor’s highest opening week grossers.
Shahid Kapoor’s Top 10 Highest Opening Weekend grossers
Movie Name – Opening Weekend collections
Padmaavat – Rs. 114 cr
Kabir Singh – Rs. 70.83 cr
Udta Punjab – Rs. 33.8 cr
Shaandaar – Rs. 33.51 cr
R…Rajkumar – Rs. 30.59 cr
Haider – Rs. 26.78 cr
Batti Gul Meter Chalu – Rs. 22.15 cr
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero – Rs. 21.25 cr
Mausam – Rs. 20.75
Teri Meri Kahaani – Rs. 16.75 cr