‘Kabir Singh’ Trailer Inspires Throwback Memes to College Days

The film is a remake of Telugu blockbuster ‘Arjun Reddy’.

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Shahid Kapoor in a still from the trailer for <i>Kabir Singh</i>.

The trailer for Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming film Kabir Singh has released and Twitter hasn’t spared it, mining it for memes. The first half of the trailer shows Shahid Kapoor as an alcoholic doctor bent on self-destruction, while the second half is a flashback to a sober, clean-shaven version of him in his college days during which he falls in love with a fellow student, played by Kiara Advani.

The film seems to have really struck a chord with viewers and has got them reminiscing about their college days, from dreaded exams to life as an engineering student.

Many Twitter users took to making memes on exam woes.

While others talked about the travails of #engineeringlife

Others were reminded of the uniquely millennial problem of ‘adulting’.

And a few even took a dig at current affairs.

Kabir Singh is the Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy. The film is directed by Sandeep Vanga and stars Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. Shahid plays the titular character Kabir Singh, a brash, alcoholic doctor who is quick to anger and is trying his best to forget his former partner who is forced to marry someone else. A flashback in the trailer shows a younger, sober Kabir falling in love with her when they were fellow students in college.

Kabir Singh hits theatres on 21 June.

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