‘Kabir Singh’ off to a great start, earns Rs 20.21 crore on day one


Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer ‘Kabir Singh’ off to a great start. The first day show opened with packed theatres. This is the fourth biggest Bollywood opener of this year and has become Shahid Kapoor’s biggest opener ever. The actor was highly praised for his stupendous performance. 

Taran Adarsh wrote about the film’s figure,  "#KabirSingh is terrific on Day 1... Emerges Shahid Kapoor’s biggest opener [surpasses *Day 1* biz of #Padmaavat: ? 19 cr]... Biggest *non-holiday* opening day of 2019 [surpasses #TotalDhamaal: ? 16.50 cr]... Is a craze amongst the youth... Fri ? 20.21 cr. India biz." (sic).

Taran Adrash also compared ‘Kabir Singh’ with the other big releases of 2019.

Top 5 *Day 1* biz... 2019 releases...
1. #Bharat ? 42.30 cr [Wed]
2. #Kalank ? 21.60 cr [Wed]
3. #Kesari ? 21.06 cr [Thu]
4. #KabirSingh ? 20.21 cr [Fri]
5. #GullyBoy ? 19.40 cr [Thu]
NOTE: #KabirSingh is the *only* film in this list to have the traditional Friday release.

Released in 3123 screens across India, ‘Kabir Singh’ is going great guns at the box-office.

Sharing a poster of 'Kabir Singh', the 38-year-old actor wrote, "Thank you for the overwhelming love. #kabirsingh."

‘Kabir Singh’ revolves around a medical student who leads to self-destruction after his girlfriend marries someone else.