Kabir Singh (2019) is an Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film written and directed by Sandeep Vanga. It is a remake of his own Telugu film Arjun Reddy (2017). Jointly produced by Cine1 Studios and T-Series, the film stars Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani.
In this film, Shahid Kapoor plays Kabir Singh, a brilliant yet impulsive surgeon, who falls into a self-destruction path when his girlfriend is forced to marry another person.
Kiara Advani plays the female lead. The role was initially offered to Tara Sutaria. Sandeep Vanga praised Kiara Advani and said that she epitomizes the female character in the film. Shahid Kapoor will play the lead role.
Principal photography began in October 2018 and ended in March 2019. The film was theatrically released in India on 21 June 2019 and received mixed reviews, with criticism for glamorizing misogyny and toxic masculinity, though Kapoor’s performance was praised. It grossed over ₹379 crores, becoming the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2019.
Kabir Singh (2019) Cast:
- Shahid Kapoor as Dr. Kabir Rajdheer Singh.
- Kiara Advanias Dr. Preeti Sikka.
- Soham Majumdar as Dr. Shiva.
- Arjan Bajwaas Karan Rajdheer Singh.
- Nikita Duttaas Jia Sharma.
- Kamini Kaushalas Sadhna Singh “Dadi”.
- Suresh Oberoias Rajdheer Singh
- Adil Hussainas Vijay K. Patkar, the college dean.
- Kunal Thakuras Dr. Kamal.
- Anusha Sampath as Dr. Keerti.
- Swati Seth as Dr. Vidya.
- Anurag Arora as Harpal Sikka.
- Vinay Sharma as Dr. Kalyan “Sir”.
- Amit Sharma as Amit.
- Geetika as Preeti’s roommate.
- Suparna Marwahas Bhavna Sikka.
- Dolly Mattoo as Mrs. Singh, Kabir’s Mother.
- Harsh A. Singh as Kabir’s lawyer.
- Vanita Kharat as Pushpa, Kabir’s maid.
- Urvashi Panchal as nurse Durga.
- Siya Mahajan as nurse Rani.
- Vipul Deshpande as a hospital doctor.
- Parakh Madan as Preeti’s sister.
- Mitansh Lulla as Preeti’s brother.
- Ankush Deshmukh as Lakshman.
- Ramayana Dayma is Shiva’s father.
- Gagandeep Singh as Joinders.
- Meneka Kurup Arora as a lady judge.
- Abhay Dheeraj Singh as Preeti’s brother-in-law.
- Aanchal Chauhan as Karan’s wife.
- Teena Singh is a fractured patient’s fiance.
- Rajat Aroraa as the fractured patient.
- Danish as Shiva’s future brother-in-law.
- Anagha Joshi as the lady on the roof.
Kabir Singh (2019) Movie info:
- Directed by: Sandeep Vanga
- Produced by: Murad khetani, Ashwin Varde, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar.
- Based on: Arjun Reddy
- Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani
- Music by: Mithoon, Amaal Malik, Vishal Mishra, Sachet-Parampara, Akhil Sachdeva
- Cinematography: Santhana Krishman, Ravichandran
- Edited by: Aarif Sheikh, Sandeep Vanga
- Production: Cine1 Studios
- Company: AA Films