Arjun Kapoor on being offered Kabir Singh: Sandeep Vanga had committed to Shahid Kapoor and I respect that

Kabir Singh starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani is a Hindi remake of Telugu film- Arjun Reddy.
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We all know that Kabir Singh starring Shahid Kapoor has turned out to be a massive success at the box office and also Shahid’s biggest solo release till date. While the film was being made, there was an interview of the director, Sandeep Vanga, wherein he said that Arjun Kapoor was the original choice to play Kabir singh in the Hindu remake of Vijay Deverakonda-Shalini Pandey's Telugu release, Arjun Reddy.

Now, the film has hit the screens and all of that but during a recent interview, Arjun Kapoor finally opened up on being offered Kabir Singh as he said that the film did not reach that stage where he could chose or not. “When the rights were being acquired by Ashwin and Murad, who made Mubarakan, they acquired keeping me in mind. Sandeep Vanga, the director had met Shahid and he had seen the film before and they decided to do the film together,” said Arjun Kapoor. Since Arjun Reddy was directed by Sandeep Vanga and its Hindi remake needed Sandeep Vanga, Arjun said that there is a madness to that film, and only Sandeep could have done justice to it because although it is a simple story but there was madness to the treatment. “He (Sandeep) had already committed and he wanted to stick by his words and I respect that. I did not want my producers sitting around with the rights of the film and not making it out of me being in an ego tussle with anybody,” he added.

Furthermore, Arjun Kapoor said that since Sandeep is the director of the film and without him the film wouldn't have been what it is now. Speaking up on Kabir Singh, Arjun said that, “It doesn't mean I left it or I did not choose it. It is complicated. There are human emotions and decisions and lot of things come into picture. The director wanted somebody else because he had committed it to someone. It was not that he said, 'you can't do it'. My impulse stays right as I selected the right material but then you move on in life,” said Arjun. But now that the film is a blockbuster, Arjun Kapoor is all praises for Shahid Kapoor as he said that Shahid is a fantastic choice and he has done it fantastically. On the work front, Arjun Kapoor was last seen in Raj Kumar Gupta’s India’s Most Wanted and next, he will be seen in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Panipat opposite Kriti Sanon

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hustle for the Muscle !!! #panipat #throwbacktuesday #nopainnogain

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no offense but thank god it was shahid

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