Shahid Kapoor is all set to entertain his audience with his performance in his forthcoming film Kabir Singh. Recently the actor got candid about his role in an interview and shared, that he believes the sheer intensity of the character “Kabir Singh”, which makes it unique and special. This is what exactly attracted him to do the film in the first place. He further added that he believes that there is a Kabir Singh inside everyone, which will make people relate to the character easily.
For this role, Shahid Kapoor had to smoke a lot of cigarettes as his character also become addicted to smoking besides drinking. In several interviews, Shahid Kapoor revealed that he had to take a shower for 2 hours every day to get rid of the cigarette smell so that he can go back home and spend some time with his kids. The actor also cleared that he doesn’t endorse smoking and had to do it as it was required for his character in the film.
Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a surgeon who turns alcoholic owing to a heartbreak. The film also stars Kiara Advani in the lead role and is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga.
The trailer of Kabir Singh was released last month and has been creating quite a buzz on social media since then. The film is an official remake of Telugu superhit film Arjun Reddy which starred Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey. The film is all set to release on June 21.