By Hindustan Times
Releasing films during certain festive seasons is one aspect of filmmaking that actors are very superstitious about. And the top actors each seem to have found themselves a slot. While Diwali almost always has worked for Shah Rukh Khan, for the past five years Eid has been the best period for Salman Khan. Does the festival season really brighten up ticket windows? Read on to find out.
Shah Rukh Khan: The Diwali king
Major films: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Don (2006), Om Shanti Om (2007) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
The background check: The Diwali period has always proved to be lucky for SRK. Starting with thrillers like Baazigar (1993) and romantic films such as Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Veer-Zaara (2004) to action flicks Don and RA.One (2011), the festival has always got his films stupendous results