‘Kabir Singh’ was a massive success wherein Shahid plays the role of Kabir, a short-tempered surgeon who goes on a path of self-destruction, consuming drugs and alcohol after not being able to marry the love of his life Preeti essayed by Kiara. The film is the Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster ‘Arjun Reddy’ that starred Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey in the lead roles. Helmed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Krishan Kumar, and Ashwin Varde, ‘Kabir Singh’ was the highest-grossing film of 2019.
On the work front, Shahid will be next seen in the sports drama ‘Jersey’ that also stars Mrunal Thakur. He will also make his digital debut with a quirky thriller drama directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. There’s also ‘Bull’ and a yet untitled action film by Ali Abbas Zafar.
On the other hand, Kiara will be seen in the film ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo’ alongside Varun Dhawan. The film also stars Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Maniesh Paul and Prajakta Koli in lead roles. She also has Shankar’s ‘RC15’ in the pipeline with South actor Ram Charan playing the male lead.