Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is happy that Kabir Singh will have a solo release as Mental Hai Kya shifted its release and he wishes good luck to Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao.
Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani and makers of the film hosted a press conference for the trailer release of Kabir Singh.
Kabir Singh was earlier clashing with Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao starring Mental Hai Kya on 21st June, but later producer Ekta Kapoor shifted the dates and now Kabir Singh will have a solo release.
Talking about the solo release, Shahid Kapoor said he wishes Kangana and Rajkummar Rao luck with their film. He said, “We announced the release date of the film a year back, and we’re very clear that we’re coming on this date and we were happy that we had a solo release. Now of course there was announcement that they (Ekta Kapoor) chose to shift the dates themselves. I wish them all the best, Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut, they are fantastic actors and we’re happy that we have a solo release right now”
The film is Kabir Singh is laced with foul language and extreme use to alcohol and drugs use. The film has not yet received a Censor Certification and with use to mood-altering substance the filmmaker are not sure whether they will get the UA certificate or not.
Talking about censor certification, Shahid Kapoor said, “We are hoping to get a UA certificate, we don’t know whether we will get it or not. There is only belief that there is no reason for us not to get the UA Certificate. I think it is important that today we are able to tell stories honestly without sugar coating it”
“I think audiences are mature enough to understand that and censors should give into that. There is nothing in the film which is off-putting, it is an honest depiction and it should be allowed to showcase itself” added Shahid Kapoor.
The film is written and directed by Sandeep Vanga, is jointly produced by Cine1 Studios and T-Series, and is scheduled for a theatrical release on 21 June 2019.