In 'Kabir Singh', Shahid Kapoor’s eponymous character is introduced as an angry young man for no apparent reason. Even before he loses the woman he passionately loves and sets out on a path of self-destruction, he is shown blowing a fuse at the slightest provocation.
In the poster released by the makers of the film, lead actor Vicky Kaushal is seen peeping out of a broken window of a ship with a face full of bruises. Covering the face of the actor was a fearsome hand with long nails which is spooky enough to give viewers goosebumps.
Users on micro-blogging site were quick to crack jokes on “Kaifs”; some for their similar last names, others for how the right-hand batsman emphasised he didn’t have any relation with Katrina “till now.”
The film relies more on emotions than action which may prove to be a dampener for many of his fans who have grown up watching their macho idol bashing up dozens of goons, bare-bodied, on screen in film after film.
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