Most a waited film by Mr Imtiaz Ali ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma has now been set for release on August 4 closed by Friendship day , there by averting a box office clash with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, sources in the know of the development have said.
After months of speculation, it was officially revealed by Shah Rukh, Anushka and Imtiaz through their social media handles late on Thursdaynight that the movie is titled ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ — an obvious take on the Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal.
Interestingly, the title is also reminiscent of Imtiaz’s superhit movie ‘Jab We Met’.
The romantic drama, widely shot in Prague, Amsterdam, Lisbon and Budapest, marks the third time that the two actors have been paired after ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ and ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’
Jab tak hai jaan also clashed by Son of Sardar but both are movie different, Son of sardar are full of comedy with Ajay devgan, Sanjay Dutt And Guest appearance by Salman khan.
Anushka’s first break on rab ne bana di Jodi, after last 3-4 years anushka work is fabulous in every movie
The first glimpses reflect a positive vibe with Shah Rukh and Anushka portrayed at their jovial best.
Taking this positivity forward, Shah Rukh Khan, who is also presenting the movie under his Red Chillies Entertainments banner, decided it would be best for the films to release a week a part, the sources close to the film told IANS.
As a date, August 4 will allow ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ to cash in on a long weekend given that Rakshabandhan falls on August 7 — a Monday — this year.
Additionally, both films will get their own audiences — setting a precedent for the industry where clashes of big films has been resulting in divided and damaged revenues, the sources added.
Shah Rukh’s own movie ‘Raees’ clashed with ‘Kaabil’ earlier this year, but emerged the front runner. According to Raees, Kabil Box Office earn good …