Kabir Singh actor Shahid Kapoor responded to the strong criticism that the Sandeep Reddy Vanga-directed film was subjected to in a recent interview with Bollywood Hungama's journalist Faridoon Shahryar and began to say that it was "hypocritical" that a crude character like Kabir Singh is accepted by the Indian public in Hollywood movies, but not in Bollywood. Kabir SinghWhen it was released on June 21, property was criticized for promoting misogyny and advocating toxic masculinity through the violent and sexist acquisition of love of the main character. The director of a movie was defeated for a particular controversial interview in which he said that love meant freedom to hit each other, in his attempt to defend the film.
Shahid Kapoor, who's co-operating with Kiara Advani Kabir Singh, said in his interview: "If Kabir Preeti (persona of Kiara Advani) did not beat, everything he would then be okay to do, if he beat the girl, then you feel that it is not acceptable and that Kabir Singh Being an unacceptable character, we want you to feel that this is not acceptable, his behavior has gone beyond control. "The 38-year-old actor also explained:" Kabir Singh is the man over whom the movie is going and he is the man who's not the problem "- the" protagonist "and" antagonist "of his movie.
Shahid Kapoor also explained the reason behind his weeks of stupid silence he was criticized for playing the character: "The reason I did not interview is to & # 39; I feel that everyone was very aggressive "And I didn't think it was healthy. I didn't want to come out for any one attack. I didn't want to go out to defend a movie. I wanted to talk about a movie like a movie should be spoken."
"It is interesting to see people, having talked to them over weekends, seems to have a greater sense of ownership of the movie than those people who have made it every year," "added Shahid Kapoor.
Meanwhile Kabir Singh is now the highest-earned Bollywood movie of 2019 and has shaved as much as over 270 crore in a month's time. Talking about the audience's reaction to the movie, Shahid said: "The movie was attacked by some people in a very strong way and on the other hand it was loved by the audience" and added: " This is the first time reviewers have been checked by the public. "
Before this month, Sandeep Reddy Vanga ruined the situation by telling film critic and interviewer Anupama Chopra in an interview for Film Companion that: "If you don't have the freedom to beat each other, then I don't see anything. If you can't relax "If you can't touch your wife where you want, if you can't kiss, I don't see any emotion." His remarks were referring to a particular scene that Shahid and Kiara struck each other. Buried by angry disobedience to his remarks, Sandeep later told Deccan Chronicle that: "The content was manipulated in a very bad way so that a section of women got another chance to attack me. But I tried to explain the mindset of my main character "Violence can be his way of expressing love. It's not me."
Kabir Singh is the Hindi remake of Sandeep Reddy Vanga-directed Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy.
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