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SRK-SLB Tussle

Comments  Comments [ 6 ]    By Indra D. | 05 November 2007 | 10:52am

Sanjay Leela Bhansali presented the story of 'Devdas', for the third time in the history of cinema, with Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. Cut to the present, and Bhansali is all set to release his movie, 'Saawariya' on the same day as Shah Rukh's 'Om Shanti Om'. Bhansali does not believe it is a collision, just a co-incidence.

There is a reason why Bhansali is launching fresh faces.<a href=Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Shahrukh Khan" src="http://www.india-forums.com/bollywood/images/uploads/sanjay_shahrukh_big.jpg" align="right" border="" hspace="5" vspace="5"> According to him, "I think the audience is tired and fed up of the 40-year-old hero. They want to see fresh, young faces. And that is why I am presenting to movie-goers, the chance to see new faces. How long do you think women will swoon over 40-year-old heroes?"

We think he is talking about Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. Intentional or not, this statement is more relevant for SRK, since Salman has stood by Bhansali during bad times, and is a friend. Bhansali will not send out sarcastic remarks for Salman. Aamir and Bhansali have never had anything to do with each other, and, anyway, the director never comments on people who are going through a bad phase Aamir is facing personal problems because of his brother Faisal. We think Bhansali is being a little insecure about the SRK release on the same day as his movie. Also, the much-hyped SRK-Deepika pair may get more popular than his Ranvir-Sonam pair.

Ironically, Bhansali has stated that he believes in competition, because that inspires you and makes you work harder. If he is mocking Shah Rukh, then it is not a big deal. All is fair in love and war.


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  • ***srk***
    Date: 11/10/2007 3:41:53 PM***srk***

    well im totally fida over srk! SLB or no SLB, it wont change! i just love him! :D

  • LoLo
    Date: 11/5/2007 10:15:28 PMLoLo

    No offense to SLB but we 40 year old women like our 40 year old heroes just fine, thank you!

  • freak2
    Date: 11/5/2007 3:02:19 PMfreak2

    the way SRK hogs the limelight , anyone may get insecure

    but both films are vry diff and on diwali the business is big so no worries 4 SLB

    remember 2004 % big films released on Diwali weekend and none made any losses (VeerZara was the top-earner)

  • bugs_bunny
    Date: 11/5/2007 12:53:06 PMbugs_bunny

    ok.. snide remarks at the competition??

    I hope OSO blows the box office away.. and then we'll see what he has to say!

  • supriyodas
    Date: 11/5/2007 1:09:16 AMsupriyodas

    nice news, best of luck for both oso & Saawariya.

  • seasplash
    Date: 11/5/2007 1:01:12 AMseasplash

    awesome news hope to hear more of it

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