Salman Khan ‘Sultan’ to release on Diwali 2016, no clash with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Raees’ on Eid 2016

Salman Khan has decided to shift the release of 'Sultan' to Diwali 2016 to avoid clash with Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees.'

By: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Updated: July 29, 2015 3:54 pm
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Bollywood’s reigning Khans – Shah Rukh and Salman created a storm when it was announced that their upcoming big ticket films, ‘Raees’ and ‘Sultan’ were slated to hit screens on the same day – Eid 2016.

While the frenemies were least bothered by the so-called clash, fans had divided sentiments about the superstars picking the same day for their respective films.

But in a turn of events, according to a Mid-Day report, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan had a little chat, deciding that it was not wise to have films release on the same day, especially since have great respect for each other’s work and don’t consider the other as competition.

Salman Khan, who has owned the festival of Eid for a while as far as his Box Office releases are concerned, has decided to give up his Eid slot for Shah Rukh Khan. Hence, ‘Raees’ will release on Eid 2016 as planned. But Salman’s ‘Sultan’ will be out on Diwali 2016.

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Salman and Shah Rukh have clashed at the Box Office in 2006 as well, when ‘Jaan-e-Mann’ and ‘Don’ released on the same day. However, it did not work out in Salman Khan’s favour.

An official statement from the Yash Raj Films, which is producing Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’, is still awaited.

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    visha gupta
    Jan 3, 2016 at 8:27 am
    Salman khan ki film kab riliz ho ga
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      Abhishek Chatterjee
      Jul 30, 2015 at 8:25 am
      Salman Khan forever....stray dogs keep on barking......respect for Shahrukh Khan.....Salman Khan Rocks....BAJRANGIIIIIIIII BHAAIJAAAAN!!
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        Harnad
        Jul 29, 2015 at 6:12 pm
        boycott all these celebrates. They good for nothing. Teach them a lesson.
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          shiv
          Jul 29, 2015 at 1:12 pm
          salman a Afghani terrorist, freely roaming in India.
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            MAHMOOD DAWRE
            Nov 27, 2015 at 8:57 am
            Salman khan VS Sharukh khan both are fighter but who will ??? If you see past Salman always with us in our heart not only me each & every one this is his point also no married again for Salman. Sharukh also good actor but todays craze are Salman.
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