Official : Padmavat to clash with Pad Man on 25th January – Earlier slated to release on 1st December 2017, Padmavat starring Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will now lock horns with Pad Man featuring Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte.
After a lot of speculations, delays and uncertainties, it can now be finally confirmed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavat will release on 25th January, clashing with Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man, which is also arriving on the same date.
While the makers of Pad Man was announced months back when 2.0 was postponed from 26th Jan to April. The makers of Padmavat have taken a bold decision to release their film as soon as the censor hurdle was cleared. It seems makers want to cash in on the tremendous buzz around the film by announcing the same date where two other films were already clashing.
It seems Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary will now shift to some other date. With both films ready to come out on 25th January, Bollywood is all set to witness the first big box office clash of 2018.
With Padmavat carry huge buzz it remains to be seen how much screens the makers of Pad Man are able to get as a lot of exhibitors will be trying to cash in on the craze of Padmavat.