Sensational hit Arjun Reddy made it huge at the box office in Telugu Industry. And the remake of it, Kabir Singh also made big bucks delivering a huge box office hit to Shahid Kapoor. Shahid Kapoor who was in desperate need of a hit, got his wish fulfilled with Telugu remake of Arjun Reddy. Sandeep Vanga directed the original and the remake. Even the director of the fim got praised and started working on script of his upcoming Bollywood project.
Shahid Kapoor who received praise for his film Kabir Singh, will also star in remake of Telugu film Jersey. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri will also direct the remake of the film which is speculated to release in August 2020. There was buzz that he was in two minds about doing another remake so close after the massive success of Kabir Singh which was a remake of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy. There is talk that Shahid has got a whopping paycheck close to Rs 35 crore for the film. A trade expert close to the film also adds that Shahid will also keep 30 percent of the profit share.
Shahid Kapoor’s film Kabir Singh received mixed reaction. While few called it misogynistic, others applauded Shahid Kapoor for his acting chops in the film. Besides which the film made it into 200 crore club. Kabir Singh starred Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in lead roles.