Akshay vs Hrithik, Rustom vs Mohenjo Daro: The biggest clash of 2016

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 17, 2016 19:08 IST
This August will see an epic clash at the box office with Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro locking horns with Akshay Kumar’s Rustom.

Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan are set to lock horns at the box office with Rustom and Mohenjo Daro, releasing in August.

There were reports that makers of Rustom are negotiating with Ashutosh Gowariker to push release date of his film, Mohenjo Daro. They claimed in reports that they had announced the release date of August 12 first.

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Ashutosh Gowariker Productions spokesperson, however, today clarified in a statement that the director was not approached.

“As the spokesperson of Ashutosh Gowariker Productions, I would like to clarify that he has not been spoken to and that there is no change in the release date of Mohenjo Daro, the statement said. “As officially announced more than a year ago, on January 15, 2015, the film will release on August 12, 2016. There is a specific promotional plan in place for our film and our campaign will begin as scheduled by our team for the same.”

Read: ‘Gowariker stole my script for Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro’

One of year’s eagerly awaited releases, Mohenjo Daro is an epic love story, set in the Indus Valley civilization.

As per reports, the film is about the protagonist falling in love with his enemy’s daughter with Hrithik and newcomer Pooja Hegde in the lead roles.

Read: Hrithik Roshan injured during Mohenjo Daro shoot

Akshay Kumar-Ileana D’Cruz starrer Rustom on the other hand is reportedly a film based on the 1959 Nanavati case where naval officer Kavas Maneckshaw Nanavati was tried for the murder of his wife’s lover, Prem Ahuja. It is directed by Tinu Suresh.

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