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Shahid Kapoor was NOT the first choice for Kabir Singh!

Before Shahid Kapoor, which actors were in the running to play Kabir Singh? Find Out!



Shahid Kapoor. Pic Courtesy: Instagram

The makers of Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh dropped the film’s trailer yesterday (May 13). And we have to say that the movie has impressed the netizens and Shahid fans. In fact, people have been talking about how Shahid Kapoor was the perfect choice to play a character like Kabir Singh. But was he the first choice? Well, looks like that’s not the case. In fact, Arjun Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput are the two actors who were first approached for the movie!

Yes, that’s right! From what we hear, Kabir Singh went to Arjun Kapoor first and he was kicked about the subject too. In fact, he also wanted to produce the film! But, he was dissuaded from playing a character that was not a regular protagonist. Then it went to Sushant Singh Rajput, who was also on the list of actors shortlisted to play the part. However, it was Shahid Kapoor who stepped in to play the lead role in the remake of Arjun Reddy. What do you think about this revelation? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below!

Meanwhile, check out the Kabir Singh trailer right here:

Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Kabir Singh is the official remake of Arjun Reddy. It also stars Kiara Advani and will release on June 21. In the meantime, stay tuned to CineBlitz for more news and updates about Kabir Singh right here.