Shahid Kapoor: “My Family Is My Detox”
Glimpse|July 2019

Ever since the success of Kabir Singh, the 38-year-old actor has been garnering a lot of applause for how he has managed to pull off the role of a college boy with conviction. About Kabir Singh the character, Shahid had earlier said, “Kabir Singh has been an extremely challenging film for me emotionally and physically. Since I had three distinct looks in the film, I had to transform myself to quite an extent.”

Manokriti Bedi

Shahid Kapoor gets into the skin of every character he plays on screen, and this time, he will be seen as an alcoholic surgeon in the remake of the Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy. Gulping down alcohol straight from the bottle, puffing on cigarettes, snorting cocaine and nursing a broken heart, this is the only world of Dr Kabir Rajveer Singh which also reminded us of Tommy Singh, a rockstar hooked to drugs, from Udta Punjab. Shahid revealed the fact during Udta Punjab too that he doesn’t endorse smoking or any form of drugs.

The film gave an idea to Shahid's fans that his character will stay zoned out and consume a lot of liquor and drugs. Shahid shared, “I have always been a kind of a person in every party who doesn’t drink and drops each and every person home. I used to stand and observe while everybody had bottoms up and I am still the same, so I feel that my observation helped me in getting in the feel of the character. “.

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