No clash of the titans!


New Delhi, July 19 -- Bollywood has always witnessed big clashes on Eid and Independence Day, but this August, filmmakers have given a clever slip to the clash.

With R250 crore riding at the box-office thanks to Shah Rukh Khan's Chennai Express, Akshay Kumar's Once Upon A Time In Mumbai 2 (OUATIM2), John Abraham's Madras Cafe and Ajay Devgn's Satyagraha, makers have decided to play safe and keep the window clear by releasing their films on four successive weekends instead of same dates.

Ekta Kapoor's OUATIM2 was earlier scheduled to release on Eid (August 9) but apparently, Shah Rukh Khan requested her father, veteran actor Jeetendra, to shift the release to August 15, as he wanted his film Chennai Express to be the solo release that Friday. "Why make it an ego war and eat into each other's business when producers can amicably discuss and release their films separately, making it a win-win situation for both? We are