The movie did remarkable business despite being a non-holiday release and received positive remarks from all critics. A huge factor was that the film was released between anticipated cricket tournaments and still managed to be successful.
Bagging 70Cr in 3 days, Kabir Singh is Shahid Kapoors most successful movie till date. It became the highest grosser of the year for a non-holiday release and was played on 3123 screens. Kabir Singh is Shahid Kapoor’s biggest hit after Padmavat. However Kabir Singh is his solo release where as Padmavat had many artists contributing to its success.
The movie passed Bharat and Total Dhamal’s openings with a gap of approximately 2 crores each. Here is the film’s daily break down for the Weekend:
Since February, Indian movies are banned in Pakistan. Shahid Kapoor starrer Padmaavat was released in Pakistan and did exceptional business here adding a lot to the movies gross total. Kabir Singh did not open in Pakistani cinemas where this love story could have received much appreciation and whooping box office business.