After failure of ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’, Bollywood actor ‘Shahid Kapoor’ would be next seen in Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster film ‘Arjun Reddy’. According to Timesnownews.com report, Shahid’s rugged avatar and menacing vibe in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s directorial venture received thumbs up from fans. Batti Gul Meter Chalu actor is seen romancing ‘Kiara Advani’ in teaser of ‘Kabir Singh’ which went viral on internet sometime ago.
The 38-year-old actor has finally opened up on comparisons between Telugu hit ‘Arjun Reddy’and its Hindi remake ‘Kabir Singh’. In an interview to Mid-Day, the actor stated that he tried to do something different instead of simply copying role of ‘Vijay Deverakonda’who was protagonist in Telugu blockbuster.Batti Gul Meter Chalu actor stated in an interview to Mid-Day: "Vijay Deverakonda was spectacular in the film. If you ask me, Kabir Singh and Arjun Reddy are cousins; they are not the same person. We have tried to do something different because it's important to rediscover the journey of the character. We shifted the milieu to Delhi and Mumbai; so, by extension, his family and upbringing has changed. But we have retained the fundamental energy of the character."
Shahid is seen essaying role of a young surgeon who turns alcoholic after his girlfriend marries another man. The much-awaited film is directed by Sandeep who helmed the original Telugu hit film. Shahid starrer film is slated to release on June 21 this year.