Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Inshallah and Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi are two of the most anticipated films of the year 2020. The movies were supposed to clash at the box office and some earlier reports claimed that Salman Khan called up Akshay Kumar assuring their films won’t clash. But now the latest reports claim that this is not true.
Talking about it, a source was quoted saying, “There were reports that Salman called up Akshay and told him that he would make sure that the two movies didn’t clash on Eid next year but it is not true. There was definitely no conversation between the two superstars in recent times. Nor is Salman the type of person to call up somebody, unless he or she is a very close friend, and change his movie’s release date or someone he holds dear like a Katrina Kaif requests him to change the date. When you change something as important as a release date, that too on Eid, you have to take the entire team’s point of view. It cannot be decided on a whim on a phone call and Eid is a special date for Salman. While Akshay and Salman are cordial when they meet, people are wondering where this close friendship between the two has suddenly sprung up from?”
The source also added, “Everybody knows that Eid is synonymous with Salman. Salman has maintained that he will begin working on Dabangg 3 first and then go on to shoot for Sanjay’s film which will release on Eid so this news about him backing out of the clash suddenly, seems a bit strange and one wonders where the news is coming from and why? Salman is clear that his next two biggies, Dabangg will release on Christmas in December and Inshallah will come on Eid (2020).”
Giving some more update on both the films the source said, “While it’s true that both Inshallah and Sooryavanshi are hugely anticipated movies and expected to rake in the big bucks at the box office, a clash between the two movies would make a dent in their BO collections. But both are unique in their own ways. While Inshallah brings together Salman and Sanjay after 20 years in a romcom story and it will be refreshing to see Alia and Salman appear together for the first time in a movie, Rohit Shetty and Akshay are also working together for the first time in a cop universe and will have Akshay playing Chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad, Veer Sooryavanshi. Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh are expected to make their appearances too.”
On the work front, Salman Khan is currently shooting for third part of the Dabangg franchise and is gearing up for the release of the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Bharat opposite Katrina Kaif. Meanwhile, Akshay will be seen in Good News opposite Karena Kapoor Khan.
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