Shahid Kapoor had delivered one of many greatest blockbusters of 2019 with Kabir Singh. The film had collected over ₹250 crore on the field workplace in India. While it was an vital milestone in his life, Shahid confessed it was a new expertise for him.
As a consequence, he approached those who beforehand made ₹200- ₹250 crore with their releases. Shahid Kapoor made the confession through the trailer launch of his upcoming film Jersey.
“After Kabir Singh launched, I went like a beggar to everybody. I went to all these individuals who’ve made these 200-250 crore films. I’ve by no means been a a part of this membership, so it was fully new to me. Having spent 15-16 years within the business, I by no means had such a enormous grosser. So, when it lastly occurred, I did not know the place to go, it was all new to me,” he stated, as reported by Bollywood Life.
“You might say, I attempted my finest not to do that (Jersey, which he was provided earlier than doing Kabir Singh). So, credit score to Gowtam (Gowtam Tinnanuri, the director) for nonetheless working with me, ready for me, and I’m so pleased I did this. I can safely say that is my finest film but,” Shahid added.
The actor additionally revealed that he was approached for Jersey weeks earlier than Kabir Singh launched and he watched the unique movie, which starred Nani within the lead.
“I heard this story and it stayed with me. I noticed this film 2 weeks earlier than Kabir Singh was launched and I cried buckets. I noticed it with Mira and my supervisor and so they have been each me,” he stated, as reported by Pinkvilla.
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Jersey is a remake of a Telugu movie of the identical identify. In the remake, Shahid performs the function of a retired cricketer who hopes to fulfill his son’s dream of shopping for him a jersey. The authentic film gained a National Award.