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‘Aiyaary’ shifts release date to avoid clash with ‘Padmavat’, ‘Pad Man’

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The makers of Aiyaary has decided to push the release date of their film by two weeks to avoid a clash at the box office with Padmavat and Pad Man. The film is now scheduled to release on February 9.

Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee, Aiyaary was earlier scheduled for release on January 26, thus clashing with Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man and Deepika Padukone’s Padmavat. Now, the makers have decided not to release the film on the Republic Day.

It’s OFFICIAL… #Aiyaary shifted to 9 Feb 2018… Neeraj Pandey directs… Stars Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra, Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher.

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After facing much opposition from political and fringe groups, Padmavat has been cleared by the CBFC for release on the Republic Day. And to avoid a triple clash at the box office, Neeraj Pandey and his team have decided to not to risk the fate of the film.

Padmavat (earlier Padmavati) got its final verdict on January 8 afternoon for a worldwide release. The film, starring Deepika, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, was marred by controversy after Rajput groups alleged that the movie had depicted the put on hold due to the controversy of the film depicting a dream sequence between the characters of Deepika (Rani Padmini) and Ranveer (Alauddin Khilji).

#Padmavat to release on 25 Jan 2018… #RepublicDayWeekend

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Coming to Akshay’s Pad Man, the film will not change its release date despite the competition from Padmavat and will release on one day after the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic historical.

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So for now it’s Padmavat vs Pad Man at the box office while Aiyaary plans to play safe as the film will now release on February 9, 2018.

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