Two highly anticipated films of the year release today. It’s going to be Blockbuster Wednesday. Shahrukh Khan’s Raees clashes the Box Office with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil. Shahrukh Khan promoted his film by rail and thus traveled from Delhi to Mumbai, while Hrithik Roshan is not promoted the film so extensively. Hrithik only made a couple appearances on Television screens.
Akshay Kumar described the Hrithik’s performance in Kaabil as ‘sincere’ and the movie as ‘sensitive’. On the other hand, Salman declared Raees to be a massive hit as SRK starts it. However, SRK promoted his film in Big Boss 10 in the Last Weekend.
Shahrukh Khan in Raees acts as a liquor baron, Raees Alam, operating in the dry state of Gujarat. It mainly portrays as a power in underworld figure. Cast like Nawazuddin Siddiqui is also featured who goes after the SRK’s character in the film. Mahira Khan, a Pakistani actress makes her debut in the film Raees. The film was directed by Rahul Dholaki and Co-produced by red Chillies Entertainment.
Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil includes co-stars Yami Gautam and actor brothers Rohit and Ronit Roy. The film is directed by Sanjay Gupta. Both Yami and Hrithik play the role of a visually impaired couple. The film is produced by Rakesh Roshan.
Shahrukh Khan’s Raees was earlier scheduled to release in 2016. But, because of the clash with Salman’s Sultan, it has rescheduled the release. However, during the trailer, it was revealed that both Kaabil and Raees are releasing on the same day. Both the films are now cashing on the Republic Day Weekend.