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Not Shahid Kapoor but this actor was the first choice for Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh is on the verge of its release. And while the audience has loved the trailer, director Sandeep Vanga revealed some interesting facts about the film. He said that Shahid Kapoor wasn’t the original choice to play the titular role.

When Sandeep Vanga was quizzed whether Shahid Kapoor was the original choice for his film, he let out that the producers of the film had approached Arjun Kapoor for the role. Although, he and Shahid were already in talks and he couldn’t just move over to another actor as he values his word and commitment. Shahid and Kiara Advani will be seen romancing on screen for the first time.

Shahid Kapoor Kabir Singh

Speaking about Kiara, the director who is making his debut with Kabir Singh said that that she is extremely professional and understood the character well. Even Kiara Advani wasn’t the original choice for the film. After Tara Sutaria walked out of the film, the makers roped in Kiara Advani.

Shahid was last seen in Batti Gul Meter Chaloo and currently, the actor is busy with the promotions of Kabir Singh which is the official remake of Telugu hit, Arjun Reddy featuring Vijay Deverakonda in the lead role. Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Shahid will be seen in the role of an alcoholic surgeon who also has anger management issues.

Kabir Singh will release on June 21, 2019.

Shahid Kapoor Kabir Singh