Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor to battle it out at the box office

  • Saif Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha

    Actors Saif Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha were recently spotted shooting for their film Bullet Raja in Kolkata. Take a look.

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    After being spotted shooting in Lucknow some time back, Saif Ali Khan was seen waving to his fans during shooting of Bullet Raja at ...

  • Sonakshi Sinha

    Sonakshi Sinha looked pretty in purple as she was seen shooting for her next film Bullet Raja at a flower market in Kolkata.

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    Saif Ali Khan seems to be back to work post wedding. The actor was recently spotted shooting for his upcoming film Bullet Raja and interacting ...

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    Saif Ali Khan shoots in a middle of a road in Lucknow for Bullet Raja. (UNI Photo)

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    Bullet Raja is an action film directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. (PTI Photo)

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    Saif Ali Khan interacts while shooting for Bullet Raja. (PTI Photo)

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    Saif Ali Khan will be seen in a rugged look for Bullet Raja. (PTI Photo)

This November, the industry will witness a big clash at the box office. However, the conflict this time is touted to be slightly more personal, as the two stars involved are Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor.

While the former actor is Kareena Kapoor’s husband, she was in a relationship with the latter back in the day. Both actors’ action dramas — Saif’s Bullett Raja and Shahid’s Rambo Rajkumar — will take each other on this November 29.

“It’s a coincidence. But whether the makers like it or not, this topic (of the clash between Saif and Shahid) is bound to come up,” says trade analyst Taran Adarsh. “Otherwise too, the collision is going to be big since both the movies feature top names. Plus, with directors like Tigmanshu Dhulia (Bullett Raja) and Prabhudheva (Rambo Rajkumar) and the involvement of studios like Fox Star and Eros, the situation will be interesting.” At the same time, trade analysts also feel that the films might benefit from the buzz created as a result of the clash.

While, Bullett Raja was initially set to release on September 6, Rambo Rajkumar was scheduled for November 15. “Ultimately, the content will be the deciding factor since both the films play with similar genres,” says exhibitor-distributor Akshaye Rathi.

However, the makers seem unaffected about the impending row. “We don’t want any controversy. Tigmanshu and I have always focused on our work. I’m confident about my film. We shifted from our date as we needed time to market the film well,” says Rahul Mittra, CEO, BrandSmith Motion Pictures (co-producers of Bullett Raja).


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