After impressing the audience with his acting skills in period movie Padmaavat, Shahid Kapoor has started working on his upcoming film Kabir Singh, which is a Bollywood remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy. Post celebrating Diwali with wife Mira Rajput, daughter Misha and newborn Zain Kapoor, the Batti Gul Meter Chalu has already begun work for his Arjun Reddy remake. Directed by Sandeep Vanga, Kabir Singh also has Kiara Advani in the female lead role. Shahid Kapoor will essay the role of Arjun Reddy while Kiara will step into the shoes of Preeti.
On Wednesday, Shahid Kapoor was spotted on the sets of Kabir Singh, along with the team members of the film. The actor was sporting heavy bear and moustache for his titular role in the film. Similarly, Vijay Devarakonda, who essayed the role of Arjun Reddy in the original film, sported heavy beard and moustache.
In October this year, Kiara Advani announced that Kabir Singh aka Arjun Reddy remake went on floors by tweeting on her official account. She wrote, “#WaitForIt This is NOT a still from the Arjun Reddy remake but our film shoot begins today! wishing the team an amazinggg start!!! All the best @shahidkapoor”
#WaitForIt This is NOT a still from the Arjun Reddy remake but our film shoot begins today!🙏🏼🙌🏼 wishing the team an amazinggg start!!! All the best @shahidkapoor @imvangasandeep @ashwinvarde @TSeries @MuradKhetani and team #ArjunReddy can’t wait to join you’ll super soon 😍 pic.twitter.com/9k0ZV3dnIY— Kiara Advani (@Advani_Kiara) October 21, 2018
Kabir Singh is being extensively shot in Mumbai, Delhi and Mussorie. Shahid Kapoor will sport four different looks for the film, depicting each stage of his life. The actor has been preparing for the film for the past few months.
Kabir Singh is being produced by T-Series and Cine1 Studious Productions. It will release in theatres sometime in 2019.