After an excellent opening on Friday, the official Hindi remake of Telugu smash hit Arjun Reddy, titled Kabir Singh has remained strong on Saturday. Despite the India Vs Afghanistan cricket match, the Hindi romantic drama has witnessed a significant jump in footfalls.
Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Shahid Kapoor & Kiara Advani starrer has got succeed to live up to the expectations and gathered a good word of mouth. From the critics as well, it has received mostly positive reviews for its unconventional but engaging storyline backed by youthful music.
On Friday, Kabir Singh took a terrific start with an occupancy of around 50% in the morning. Over the evening & night shows, it had recorded solid growth in mass circuits and registered the 4th highest opening of the year so far in Hindi Cinema with 20.21 crores, which is the best of Shahid’s career.
On the next day i.e. Saturday, T-Series Films & Cine 1 Studios’ production showed a jump of 12.37% and bagged the amount of 22.71 crores. With this, the total collection of Kabir Singh after 2 days has become 42.92 crores nett at the domestic box office from 3123 screens.
In parallel, the much-awaited Punjabi film Shadaa has also registered a fantastic Saturday after the bumper start on Friday. Diljit Dosanjh & Neeru Bajwa starrer comedy-drama has received very positive reviews from critics and getting an overwhelming response from the Punjabi audience across India.
On the opening day, at a tremendous note, Jagdeep Sidhu’s directorial did the business of 2.60 crores and emerged as the biggest opener of all time in Punjabi Cinema. On Saturday, with a decent jump, it managed to collect 3.05 crores and raised 2 days total collection to 5.65 crores nett (6.64 crores Gross) at the domestic box office from around 500 screens.