Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh has beaten Ranveer Singh’s Gully Boy! Kabir Singh has also managed to make quite a few number of records with its first day collections. Kabir Singh stars Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. Since the release it is smashing the box office and seems to be unstoppable. One day one of the release, Kabir Singh managed to ring in an enormous Rs 20.21 crore at box office which makes it the highest ever opening for Shahid Kapoor. With this number, Kabir Singh beats Padmaavat’s record which managed to collect, approximately Rs 19 crore. Kabir Singh has also managed to create quite a few records with its first day collections and has crushed few top stars' films. In terms of first day collections, Kabir Singh comfortably beats Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy and stands at no.4 on the list. Gully Boy managed to earn Rs 19.40 crore on first day at the box office while Kabir Singh has managed to clock Rs 20.21 crore. The Shahid Kapoor-starrer stands next to Kesari (21.06 cr), Kalank (21.60 cr) and Bharat (42.30). According to the trade report and the positive reviews, Kabir Singh may only get continue to grow from here on and continue to clock some amazing numbers. Experts from the industry are of the opinion that the film has the potential to make huge profits for the creators who are said to have shelled out an enormous amount for the rights of the film.
Lead actor Shahid Kapoor has been receiving extravagant tributes and honors from audiences and critics for his portrayal of a disturbed and alcoholic young man. Tushar Joshi awarded Kabir Singh 4 stars and wrote, "In the case of Kabir Singh, Shahid delivers one of his career's finest performances. His rage and anger isn't just on the surface but its visceral and a part of the air he breathes. To show that complexity isn't easy, so Shahid digs deep and becomes the madness that is Kabir. He is deep and intense yet light and breezy when needed. There is a natural flair and charm that he puts to use full throttle."
Kiara Advani plays the love interest in the film and the actress' subtle portrayal has left fans stunned.