Kiara Advani celebrates 'Kabir Singh' success, thanks director for giving her a real character

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 22 July 2019, 04:10 PM
Kiara Advani celebrates 'Kabir Singh' success.
Kiara Advani celebrates 'Kabir Singh' success.

Kiara Advani is on cloud nine following the golden box office run of Kabir Singh and the actor has credited her director Sandeep Reddy Vanga co-star Shahid Kapoor for their passion and conviction towards the film. In a lengthy Instagram post, Kiara thanked the team and the audience for believing in Kabir and Preeti's love story.

"A year ago I stepped into the shoes of Preeti, shy, demure, and basically the complete opposite of me. But I also saw her strength, conviction, her love and her passion and couldn't help but feel for the love story that you all rooted for with me," she wrote alongside a poster of the movie. The actor feels lucky to have got the opportunity to work with Shahid, who she said was her confidant and friend on the sets.

"Kabir, aka @shahidkapoor my co-star... who completed and made this story so real and believable. Already missing your craziness mama, couldn't have been luckier to work together on this special film." Even though helmer Sandeep has received a lot of flak for his projection of romance in the movie, Kiara said he made the film "unapologetically". "... His passion for films, his craziness and honesty gave us the opportunity to play characters that were flawed, imperfect and so real that you can't stop yourself from feeling for them," she added.

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#1MonthOfKabirSingh Every time I have tried to put down my feelings on Kabir Singh I don’t know where to begin, this attempt will not do justice either, to how truly grateful I am, to my team, and the audience for making our film what it has become today. A year ago I stepped into the shoes of Preeti, shy, demure, and basically the complete opposite of me. But I also saw her strength, conviction, her love and her passion and couldn’t help but feel for the love story that you all rooted for with me.. Kabir, aka @shahidkapoor my costar, confidant and friend through this journey who completed and made this story so real and believable. Already missing your craziness mama, couldn’t have been luckier to work together on this special film❤️ Sandeep Sir, the OG! His conviction to stay true to his story and make it so unapologetically, his passion for films, his craziness and honesty gave us the opportunity to play characters that were flawed, imperfect and so real that you can’t stop yourself from feeling for them. Our amazing producers @ashwinvarde @muradkhetani @its_bhushankumar @@tseries.official for making this gem of a film! @santha_dop my incredible dop for capturing every moment of this love story so beautifully. To all our singers and musicians @sachettandonofficial @paramparathakurofficial @arijitsingh @armaanmalik @amaal_mallik @tulsikumar15 @sachdevaakhilnasha @vishalmishraofficial Thankyou for creating a soundtrack that became an anthem and the heartbeat of the film! To the entire cast and crew, every technician, our EP this film would not be the same without your efforts and hardwork! My personal team- @jubindesai @raveesh_dhanu @makeupbylekha @hairbyseema @a_little_sip_of_fashion @simrantalwar13 @aajani21 #santosh for having my back all along. But most importantly beyond Thankful to the audience for loving, accepting and rooting for this love story❤🙏

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The actor also thanked the producers, the director of photography, singers, music composers and her personal team for contributing to the project. The film has been in the headlines since its release with many calling it "misogynistic" and "toxic". "Kabir Singh" has minted over Rs 270 crore in its five-week-long run in the cinemas.

First Published: Monday, July 22, 2019 04:10 PM
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