Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday said he was thankful he was not directly involved in legal tussle between producers of Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son of Sardaar.
Ajay Devgn sends legal notice to YRF
He was referring to actor-producer Ajay Devgn sending a legal notice to Yash Raj Films for allegedly asking exhibitors to give prominence to Jab Tak Hain Jaan over Son Of Sardaar.
"I was reading about it today. There are enough screens. These are all legal matters and thankfully it's not my production company," Shah Rukh told reporters at a press meet on his 47th birthday here.
"I hope they resolve it and on this Friday both the films do well. I have nothing against anyone. I have no problem with anyone," he said.
The films are releasing on November 13.
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and Anushka Sharma,
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(With additional inputs)