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Rohit Shetty is a brand: Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is happy to team up with "Chennai Express" director Rohit Shetty whom he termed as a "brand".

bollywood Updated: Jul 25, 2013 17:24 IST
Shah Rukh Khan,Chennai Express,Rohit Shetty

Shah Rukh Khan is happy to team up with director Rohit Shetty for Chennai Express whom he termed as a "brand". "I am glad that I am working with Rohit Shetty. He is a brand himself. There are very few directors who are like that. I feel fortunate to work with him. Together, we are competitive," he told reporters here. Rohit said he was very happy for collaborating with SRK.

"He is a good human being and actor. He is very hard working," said Shetty whose action-comedy 'Chennai Express' is set to hit the screens on August 9 coinciding with Idd. Songs like '1234 Get On The Dance Floor', 'Tera Raasta Chhodoon Na', 'Titli', title track of the film are becoming popular. "In composition of films, music is very difficult. We are happy the songs are liked by people. Songs were added as and when the movie progressed. Vishal-Shekar have done an exemplary job," Shah Rukh said. The release date of the film is pushed by a day and the much-awaited film will now hit theatres on August 9.

"It is a bank holiday on August 9... It's a beautiful film and we hope people will like it," Shah Rukh said. Also starring Deepika Padukone, the film was earlier set to release on August 8. The makers today launched a game 'Chennai Express' with Shah Rukh and Rohit. "I am a game freak and played cricket and KBC on the sets of the film with Rohit," Shah Rukh added.

First Published: Jul 25, 2013 13:19 IST