The movie Chennai Express being the solo-festive-release this Eid, proves that no other B-Town actor or director wishes to compete with the 'Brand SRK Power'. But, the latest report has made us believe that even Pakistan is scared of the 'Brand Shahrukh Khan', that has pushed back the release of the much-awaited Pakistani film Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, due to Chennai Express.
As per the media reports, the makers of Main Hoon Shahid
Afridi have decided to postpone their film's release, fearing
clash with Shahrukh Khan's upcoming movie Chennai Express,
which is all set to release in Pakistan on Eid after an import ban
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi's writer told The Express
Tribune that "the most anticipated Pakistani film this year is
taking its time to hit the box office because of some last minute
problems". The writer further admitted that the tough competition
from the Indian film is a reason for the delay.
However, another hurdle for the film's release is due to the
death of a renowned film editor Azam Khan during the fine-tuning of
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, due to which the team had to rush
abroad to continue the post-production process.
On the other hand, Shahrukh Khan is a big name in Pakistan. In
the past, we had witnessed the SRK fever when Ra.One got
released and thousands of SRK fans thronged the cinema halls of
Pakistan to get a taste of the superhero flick. We wish Shahrukh's
Chennai Express manages to create the same magic again in
Directed by filmmaker Rohit Shetty, Chennai Express is
this year's one of the most-awaited and talked about flick.
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi is an upcoming Pakistani
action-drama sports film, directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama.
SRK-Deepika Pairing Again
Chennai Express will witness Shahrukh and Deepika
pairing up for the second time, post Om Shanti Om.
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi Cast
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi will feature Pak actors Humayun
Saeed and Javed Shaikh in the leads.
Chennai Express Story
Chennai Express revolves around the story of a
40-year-old bachelor Rahul, who lands up in a totally unexpected
journey that makes him realise the importance of love, life,
relationships and sacrifice.
Main Hoon Shahid Afridi's Release
The release of Main Hoon Shahid Afridi has been delayed
due to Chennai Express release in Pakistan this
This is the first time that Shahrukh has teamed up with Rohit
Shetty for a film.
A Typical Rohit Shetty Flick
As it is a Rohit Shetty flick, there's certainly a lot can be
expected from Chennai Express. One can expect a lot of
masala entertainment, action and fun in the film.
Chennai Express is sure to pull the Pakistani crowd to
the theatres as there are a lot of SRK fans in our neighbouring
Chennai Express Competition
As expected for a solo-festive-release, Chennai Express
is sure to give a tough competition to the year's other big
releases at the Box Office collections.