While all eyes were set on who grabs the Eid release in 2015, Shah Rukh Khan seems to have claimed this prime slot for his next. Having delivered a massive hit like Chennai Express last year, SRK is all set to reclaim this festive period.
Raees, starring the King Khan is a directorial venture of Rahul Dholakia (of Parzania Fame). The movie is all set to go on floors later this year once SRK wraps up work on Happy New Year. The team of the film is eyeing to release it amidst Eid festivities in 2015. Confirming this news, co-producer Ritesh Sidhwani informed a popular daily about the film being prepped as a Eid 2015 release. Though Ritesh had denied it earlier in December, Bollywood insiders insist a certain turn of events which has led hem to believe Raees might be slated for 2015 Eid. The film also stars Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor along side SRK.
This festive period has in the past been a stronghold of Salman Khan, with major hits such as Wanted (2006), Bodyguard (2011), Dabangg (2010) all been customary Eid releases. Though Slman has booked his usual Eid spot in 2014 for his upcoming film Kick, it is highly probable that next year it will belong to SRK.
Looks like, Eid 2015 will be sparking some interesting fireworks!