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Shah Rukh Khan ties up with Eros, ensures wide release for Raees

They might be promoting each other's films on Twitter but Shah Rukh Khan seems to be all gearing up for the upcoming box office battle with Salman Khan on Eid 2016. SRK has tied up with Eros, known to for wide4st distribution network in the USA and the UK, for Raees, which will clash with Salman's Sultan next year.

bollywood Updated: Aug 24, 2015 08:32 IST
Kavita Awaasthi
Shah Rukh Khan

Raees is an Excel Entertainment production starring Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui and is directed by Rahul Dholakia. (iamsrk/Twitter)

Next year, on Eid, the box office will witness the clash of two big films — Shah Rukh Khan's Raees and Salman Khan-starrer Sultan. While the trade has been abuzz with speculation about which film will do better, a new development on Raees’s distribution front seems to put things into perspective.

We’ve now been informed that co-producer Shah Rukh has tied up with Eros for his film’s worldwide release, since the company is known to have the most widespread distribution network in the USA and the UK. Directed by Rahul Dholakia,


is being produced by Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani and Gauri Khan.

Meanwhile, Salman and Shah Rukh have been busy promoting each other’s movies on social media. There have also been a few reports about this highly-anticipated

clash being averted

, but the two films’ makers have not made any official announcements about it.

Read: How SRK, Salman will benefit from Raees-Sultan clash