Kabir Singh, the Hindi remake of Telugu hit Arjun Reddy, enters proudly in its third week by accomplishing another record as it turned out to be the highest second week grosser of 2019. The film managed to churn out Rs 75.62 crore in the second week of its release and is all set to become the highest grosser of 2019 till now.
Prior to Kabir Singh, the highest second week grosser was URI: The Surgical Strike, which is right now the top grosser of 2019. URI had earned Rs 61.12 crore in its second week, which is 80.83 per cent of what Kabir Singh has earned. Apart from Kabir Singh and URI, the top five second week grossers include Total Dhamaal (Rs 36.89 crore), Kesari (Rs 28.51 crore) and Badla (Rs 27.40 crore).
Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Kabir Singh is a romantic drama featuring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in the lead. The original film had Vijay Deverakonda playing the titular role.
- Bhavi Gathani