Aamir Khan postpones launch of new PK poster to avoid clash with Shah Rukh Khan

Reports of clashing releases of Aamir Khan's PK poster and Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year trailer have been doing the rounds. However, the perfectionist Khan has decided to avoid the clash and has postponed the launch of his poster.

bollywood Updated: Aug 14, 2014 10:59 IST
Shalvi Mangaokar
Shalvi Mangaokar
Hindustan Times
Shah Rukh Khan,Aamir Khan,PK

For the past few days, reports of Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan organising back-to-back events for their upcoming films were doing the rounds.

There were talks of a


of sorts, as Aamir was to reveal PK's second poster on Independence Day, and SRK had planned the trailer launch of Happy New Year for August 14.

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Speculations about which event would steal the show was rife, but, we’ve just heard that Aamir has decided to push his function by around a week.

A source close to Aamir reveals, "He wanted to avoid having his event in such close succession. Aamir believes that each team deserves to promote and publicise their projects properly. He has now shifted the poster launch — a media event — to August 20. The makers had earlier decided to unveil the second look of the film on August 15."

SRK’s event for trailer launch of

Happy New Year

, meanwhile, will take place as planned.

We’re told that Aamir played a key role in having the dates of the event rescheduled. The source says, "Aamir asked the film’s team to push the event by five days, and he felt that since SRK’s first-look launch date was planned before theirs, it would only be fair to move the date of his own event."

When contacted, the spokesperson of Aamir’s film confirmed the news.

First Published: Aug 14, 2014 10:20 IST