Shahid Kapoor has started filming for the much-awaited Hindi remake of popular Telugu film Arjun Reddy. Titled Kabir Singh, the film is being directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and features Kiara Advani as the female lead.
Recently, a few pictures of Shahid Kapoor on the set of Kabir Singh have been shared online. Sporting a hunky beard and brawny physique in his signature uber-cool style, the Bollywood star looked dapper in the shoes of Kabir Singh.
Shahid Kapoor, who was last seen in the Shree Narayan Singh directorial Batti Gul Meter Chalu, will be hitting screens with Kabir Singh on 21 June 2019.
Earlier Shahid Kapoor also bonded with Arjun Reddy’s lead actor, Vijay Devarakonda, on Twitter. Wishing the unit of Kabir Singh, Vijay Deverakonda had tweeted, “Kabir Singh! Arjun Reddy wishes you the best 🙂 @imvangasandeep – Full power to you my man.” Responding to the same, actor Shahid Kapoor shared, “Was so inspiring to see what you did with this character brother. You will always be the original. Much love.”
Vijay replied to the tweet again and expressed his confidence in the abilities of Shahid Kapoor and director Sandeep Reddy Vanga. “Big brother, much love and respect back. You and Sandeep will do magic. I excitedly await to see you as Kabir!” the Geetha Govindam actor wrote.
Arjun Reddy, which released in August last year, not only struck a chord with the Telugu audiences but also caught the attention of movie enthusiasts all over the nation. Apart from a riveting performance by Vijay Devarakonda who played the titular role, the movie was also hailed for its brilliant script and Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s bold narration.
Arjun Reddy is also being remade in Tamil, with actor Vikram’s son, Dhruv playing the lead. Titled Varma, the film is being directed by National Award-winning director Bala.