Exclusive! Writer Balwinder on Kabir Singh’s criticism: Shahid Kapoor’s just playing a character | Wireler
Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh is a monstrous hit on the field workplace and there aren’t any two methods about it. The Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial has been a roaring success on the ticket home windows. Quite actually! An official remake of the Telugu hit, Arjun Reddy, the Hindi model has crossed the Rs 200 crore mark inside just 13 days of its launch. Kabir Singh is having a easy run because the lots are having fun with the movie. At the identical time, Shahid’s movie has created an uproar amongst a sure part of the viewers who really feel the film has glorified misogyny. Amidst all of the criticism that the movie has acquired, the director gave a controversial interview, in defence of his craft, which added gas to the fireplace. Sandeep Reddy Vanga was closely criticised for his views and he was on the receiving finish of individuals’s backlash after he made some slightly controversial statements.
The Kabir Singh staff hasn’t shied away from answering the questions surrounding the movie’s criticism. All of them have put forth their private factors of view. And the latest one to react is author Balwinder Singh Janjua who helped Shahid Kapoor through the scene the place the actor instructed the scholars to steer clear of Preeti (Kiara Advani), in Punjabi.
In an unique chat with BollywoodLife, Balwinder stated, “I wonder why critics are thinking like that. Cinema is cinema. He (Shahid Kapoor) is playing a character. If you start judging Shah Rukh Khan for his role in Darr, toh galat hai na yaar. Log itni nafrat, hala gula isliye kar rahe hain because he has done the role so well. As an actor, he is so brilliant. In every frame, in the songs and in the way he reacted to things in the film.”
Balwinder, who has been a screenplay author for movies like Mubarakan and Firangi, additional revealed how he helped Sasha for a scene in Kabir Singh. “Shahid himself is a Punjabi but he is born and brought up in Mumbai. So I just had to help him with the authenticity of the language and a few words.”
Balwinder’s subsequent Bollywood challenge as a screenplay author is Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar’s Saand Ki Aankh. Stay tuned to BollywoodLife for extra scoops and updates.