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Kabir Singh box office collection Day 16: Shahid Kapoor movie mints Rs 226.11 crore

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 16: The Shahid Kapoor film stays strong even on its second Saturday at the box office. The film has collected a total of Rs 226.11 crore.

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 16
Kabir Singh box office collection Day 16: Shahid Kapoor film is one of 2019’s biggest hits.

Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh continues to rake in money at the box office. Despite the criticism the film is facing, audiences are flocking to the theater. On its second Saturday at the box office, Kabir Singh earned Rs 7.51 crore. Now, the film’s total collection stands at Rs 226.11 crore.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared, “#KabirSingh continues its dream run… Is back in form on [third] Sat… Crosses ₹ 225 cr… Is trending better than #Padmaavat, #Sultan, #Sanju, #BajrangiBhaijaan and #TigerZindaHai in Week 3… [Week 3] Fri 5.40 cr, Sat 7.51 cr. Total: ₹ 226.11 cr. India biz.”

Also starring Kiara Advani, the film is a Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy. Sandeep Reddy Vanga, who helmed Arjun Reddy, has also directed Kabir Singh.

Shahid Kapoor had earlier talked about playing the titular role. He said, “The good thing about Kabir Singh is that I was getting to play a type of character that had a lot to do as an actor, and I was getting to do it in a film that I think is pretty wide in its appeal. The love story in it is also so different. So I didn’t think much. I wanted to take up this as a challenge. I didn’t want to ruin it, that’s all.”

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Kabir Singh crosses lifetime business of Avengers Infinity War at Indian box office

Kabir Singh crosses lifetime business of Avengers Infinity War at Indian box office. "With 226.11 crores in just 16 days, #KabirSingh has gone past the India lifetime numbers of #AvengersInfinityWar (226 crores)" trade analyst Joginder Tuteja wrote.

'Shahid Kapoor, you were always flawless'

"Thank you so much. @shahidkapoor you deserve all the love of your fans. This is just a beginning of your era. We welcome you in all your characters, whether it is "Prem of Vivah or #kabirsingh you were always flawless in all. You inspire us. Luv you always," @d_chauhan06 tweeted.'

Samantha Akkineni on Kabir Singh

Actor Samantha Akkineni called Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's justification against the slapping scene as 'deeply disturbing.' When one of her followers questioned her for having double standards, she clarified, "Liking the film .. and disagreeing with a comment are two different things . I loved the story of one ‘Arjun Reddy’ .. not the generalisation that love means having the liberty of slapping people around ."

Chinmayi Sripada on Kabir Singh

Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga in an interview with Anupama Chopra justified the episode where Shahid Kapoor's character slaps Kiara Advani's character, calling it an expression of true love.

Singer Chinmayi Sripada took to Twitter, opposing the director's view. She wrote, "A man who gets a woman to remove her clothes at knife point is a troubled man. Yes, such men can be in love and their stories can be told. I have known of women who are in abusive relationships/marriages with men. But glorifying those men as Gods is the problem."

Ram Gopal Varma on Sandeep Reddy Vanga

"I think @imvangasandeep is the most perfect mix of innocent honesty and truthful courage," Ram Gopal Varma on the Kabir Singh director.

Kabir Singh enters the 'top 15 grossers of bollywood' club

".@shahidkapoor and @Advani_Kiara’s #KabirSingh is now amongst Top-15 all time crossers of Bollywood in just 16 days," trade analyst Joginder Tuteja wrote.

Kabir Singh breaks another box office record

Kabir Singh crosses Rs 225 crore

"#KabirSingh continues its dream run... Is back in form on [third] Sat... Crosses ₹ 225 cr... Is trending better than #Padmaavat, #Sultan, #Sanju, #BajrangiBhaijaan and #TigerZindaHai in Week 3... [Week 3] Fri 5.40 cr, Sat 7.51 cr. Total: ₹ 226.11 cr. India biz." trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.

'Shahid Kapoor, you smashed it'

"Shahid Kapoor you smashed it through and through. Thank you so much my lovely people from all over the world. I am super glad you guys loved the film and obviously, the music of the film is also on everyone's mind and heart," wrote Kabir Singh supporting actor Kunal Thakur on Instagram.

Kabir Singh actor Soham Majumdar: There is a long way to go

"I really want to thank the audience for giving Kabir Singh so much love. Of course, there is a long way to go but hitting such a big number on your debut Hindi film is really a moment of pride for me, my family and my entire team of Kabir Singh," wrote Soham Majumdar, who plays Shahid Kapoor's best friend in Kabir Singh.

Kabir Singh performance at Australia box office

"#BoxOffice: #KabirSingh Day 16 (Saturday) Australia box office - 18,584 USD [Rs. 12.72 lacs] from 9 screens" Bollywood Hungama tweeted.

Kabir Singh at New Zealand box office

"#BoxOffice: #KabirSingh Day 16 (Saturday) New Zealand box office - 6,084 USD [Rs. 4.16 lacs] from 7 screens" Bollywood Hungama tweeted.

Kiara Advani on Kabir Singh

"I think the beauty was to play someone who is simple from the outside but really strong from the inside. And then to play someone who isn’t that responsive. I would not have so many dialogues to express what I am thinking but I still have to express what I am thinking. So those were the challenging bits but that’s what excited me when I took up this role. I just said it is so different from me," Kiara Advani told indianexpress.com.

Thank you for your support to Kabir Singh

"#kabirsingh crossed 200cr
Congratulations to all the cast & crew people 👏😊 & Thank you so much 2 each 1 of u for the love and support big hug 🤗😄 #sandeepreddyvanga film" wrote Kabir Singh supporting actor Amit Sharma on Twitter.

Kabir Singh to earn Rs 8 crore on Saturday?

Sumit Kadel posted on Twitter, "#Kabirsingh registered FANTASTIC growth on its 3rd Saturday. Film is flirting with 8-9 cr nett figure. UNPRECEDENTED TRENDING."

Kabir Singh may have received the love of audiences, but it divided critics.

The Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta gave the film one and a half star. In the review, she said “Deverakonda’s undeniable charisma helps his Arjun get past rank bad behavior, but finally he gets to a point where he has to dial back. There’s a redemptive arc, and we are given that as a take-away, and the possibility of a turning-over-a-new-life, which is a great way to end a film."

She added, "Kapoor takes the movie and tries to run with it. But he has been a hero at the centre-stage for too long; his responses are too practiced, too familiar. He feels too old for this role, and his dissolution never feels as sharply realized as the one he managed so superbly in Udta Punjab.”