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Kabir Singh

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Critic Rating

5.5

21 Reviews
18 Ratings
56%
in favor

Audience Rating

7.4
3 Reviews
5 Ratings

Movie Info

Language

Hindi

Synopsis

A short-tempered alcoholic surgeon goes down a self-destructive path when the love of his life is forced to marry someone else.Wikipedia

Kabir Singh Reviews

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

3

Shahid Kapoor takes the movie and tries to run with it. But he has been a hero at the centre-stage for too long; his responses are too practiced, too familiar. He feels too old for this role.

Raja Sen
Hindustan Times

3

This Shahid Kapoor film is perhaps the most misogynistic Indian film in a long time -- the hero is a bully, an abuser of women, an insensitive lout, an alcoholic surgeon, and a foulmouthed hothead.

Reddy’s direction is impressive. He knows his material well and keeps it on a tight leash, never skipping a beat. Let’s face it, the love story genre is well loved but it is also one of the toughest to crack. Reddy despite a brooding despairing protagonist takes things many notches higher and makes it one helluva trippy ride.

Deccan Chronicle Team
Deccan Chronicle

6

This film is a fascinating character study that should resonate with those willing to overlook its occasional clunky narrative.

From treating women like toys, trampling all over their feelings and then acting like a wounded martyr and misunderstood genius wronged by the world, Kabir Singh rounds up every foolish male's ultimate fantasy.Lack of rules can be refreshing, but to watch a sicko getting away after ticking every wrong in the book just rankles.

Shahid stretches himself very thin trying to convince us that Kabir Singh is a present-day incarnation of Devdas.

It is difficult to watch “Kabir Singh” as a standalone film if you’ve watched “Arjun Reddy.” Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s new film is a scene-by-scene remake of his 2017 Telugu-language blockbuster, and much like his protagonist, its flaws are obvious to everyone but himself.

Reviewer Profile
Times Of India

7

While Kabir Singh is a welcome change from stereotypical love stories, this kind of love affair needs some getting used to. If you can generally accept the fact that human beings can be flawed (sometimes deeply flawed), you will be able to stomach this rebellious story of love with extreme madness, often lacking rationale and reason. Through his protagonist, Sandeep bets all his cards on his leading man, making sure you either love him or hate him, but you can’t ignore him.

3

Kabir Singh spends 120 minutes of its 154 in showing Kabir either drinking or drunk or snorting cocaine or needling in morphine or fighting with people or, slapping his girlfriend or screaming at her. Or making out. In the remaining 24 minutes, his repentance is done with, and we all go home with a happy ending. If you think it is okay, if you think it is justified because 'movie hai yaar, it's not real life', you are part of the problem.

Kabir Singh gives Shahid Kapoor another chance to prove himself yet again of how brilliant an actor he is. It’s not Shahid who shines alone, it’s a team film where everyone perfectly contributes to the narrative. Highly recommended!

KABIR SINGH is a well-made love saga which has tremendous appeal for the youth. The deadly cocktail of adult theme, lovemaking scenes, hit music, taut script and bravura performances would surely bring audiences in hordes to the cinemas.

IANS
Mid-Day

7

Kabir Singh is definitely not a film you can watch with your family. Your partner or friends are the perfect company to watch Kabir Singh with. Kabir Singh will make you laugh, cry and love, and do it all with a lot of passion.

2

Kabir Singh and its Telugu forebear Arjun Reddy must rank among the most disturbing examples of the obsessive stalker hero being glamourised by Indian cinema.

Bollywood Life
Bollywood Life

8

Kabir Singh is an ace up Shahid Kapoor’s sleeve and a treat for his fans. Watch it if you want some intense romance laced up with knock-out performances.

IANS
Sify

7

The film is Shahid Kapoor's canvas and he portrays the noir and naturally flawed character, Kabir Singh with unmatched sincerity. A nuanced performance, inclusive of all the excesses his character is guilty of, Shahid makes them look real, even though in reality they may seem incredulous. His pain, anger, obsession, caring and even self-destruction appear raw and real.

Kunal Guha
Mumbai Mirror

5

This Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani adaptation of Arjun Reddy could have been 40 minutes shorter

Audience Reviews for Kabir Singh

  • Tejas Nair
    Tejas Nair
    238 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    6

    Kabir Singh is a movie that gives you adrenaline rush every time Shahid Kapoor's arrogant and sexist and patriarchal character charges himself up because of a constant external stimuli in the film - anything and everything related to his love interest (Kiara Advani) whom he singlehandedly and forcibly makes fall in love with him, giving us one of those rare cinematic products in Bollywood that show how certain abusive relationships are born and extended without any influence of the barking society at large or the silent participants themselves. TN.

    June 29, 19
  • Midhun Krishnan
    Midhun Krishnan
    3 reviews
    Reviewer
    10

    Wow!

    Shahid Kapoor was awesome and what a film!🔥

    June 21, 19
  • SANJAY ARMO
    SANJAY ARMO
    1 review
    Member
    10

    Outstanding n fantastic movie ever of shahid

    Kabir Singh is a awesome movie ever for Shahid n Kiara.
    Outstanding direction and superb screenplay
    And the acting of Shahid and Kiara was mind-blowing
    It's a damn sure super hit movie and it's the best movie for love couples .
    Please go theatre for watching Kabir singh.
    I give Kabir Singh 10 out of 10 STAR

    June 21, 19