Shahid Kapoor Used To Smoke 200 Cigarettes A Day During A Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Film ‘Kabir Singh’

For ‘Kabir Singh’, Shahid Kapoor had undergone intense fitness training and had also shed 14 kilograms. He used to smoke so many cigarettes during that time.

Shahid Kapoor’s blockbuster film ‘Kabir Singh’ is currently making headlines. The film’s actor Adil Hussain and director Sandeep Reddy Vanga recently got into a heated debate.

Kabir Singh

But before we get into that, let’s talk about what preparations Shahid made for ‘Kabir Singh’ and how he managed to lose 14 kilograms while maintaining his solid physique.

Shahid Kapoor Used To Smoke 200 Cigarettes A Day For Film’Kabir Singh’

Actor Shahid Kapoor’s film ‘Kabir Singh’ is considered one of the most successful films of his career. This movie achieved immense success at the box office, and Shahid sacrificed his solid fitness for it.

According to an IMD report, Shahid Kapoor shed 14 kilograms to fit into the character for Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Kabir Singh’. Not only that, Shahid doesn’t smoke cigarettes in real life, but during the shooting of this film, he used to smoke nearly 200 cigarettes a day.

Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor

In this way, Shahid faced many challenges to become Kabir Singh. In an interview, Shahid Kapoor revealed that after the shoot, he used to take a bath before going home so that the negativity of his character wouldn’t affect his family and home.

Sandeep Reddy Vanga made his directorial debut in Bollywood with the film ‘Kabir Singh’. While Sandeep’s ‘Kabir’ proved to be a blockbuster, the film also faced criticism for its characters and the portrayal of women.

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Shahid Kapoor’s image of smoking two cigarettes simultaneously became one of the most talked-about aspects of the ‘Kabir Singh’ trailer. While it may be used for cinematic liberty on the big screen, it does glamorize smoking, which can lead to a rapid spread of the trend.

Even though smoking on screen might be popular, many actors in their changing personal lives have repented and quit smoking and drinking.