There is no bum or cleavage shot in ‘Kabir Singh’: Director defends Shahid Kapoor starrer

Sandeep Vanga who directed the cult classic Telugu film, ‘Arjun Reddy’ is gearing up to release the film’s Hindi remake ‘Kabir Singh’ starring Kiara Adwani and Shahid Kapoor. The director has always been questioned for the choice of showing alcohol and drug abuse in the film, he had the same response as he had before the release of Arjun Reddy.

Other than Kabir’s alcohol and drug abuse, it film also raises question about how the director has shown the actors kissing vividly, Kabir’s toxic masculinity and obsession over love, Sandeep believes, what separates his film from others is not showing women bare and naked, he said, “There is no bum or cleavage shot”.

Earlier the film also grabbed headline when a reporter asked Kiara about her kissing scene with Shahid and how many are there, the latter quickly handled the situation before Kiara had to answer the unsettling question.

However Shahid did get upset with the reporter, when he pressed the matter he said, “Teri koi girlfriend nahi thi kya kaafi time se? Maine kahan dekhna hai toh paisa dena padega. Yeh nahi bola paisa ussi ka hai! Woh hi tune samjha and aisa tere dimaag mein atka! Arre papi chod kar koi sawal poocho, acting bhi ki hai logon ne iss picture mein.’ [Looks like you haven’t had a girlfriend in a while! I said if you want to see it [kissing scene], you will have to pay. I never said you will have to pay only for that. That’s what you assumed. Why do you have to keep asking about kissing scenes? People have also acted in this film you know!]

Arjun Reddy gathered a lot of love from down south and so have the songs and trailer of Kabir Singh. The film is slated to release on June 21, 2019.

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