Aamir Khan's upcoming flick Dangal went on floors last week and Salman Khan's movie Sultan would start roling in November. Salman's Sultan, would release next Eid, and Aamir's Dangal would release next year during Christmas.
A source close to the movie was confirmed as saying, "Aamir is
concerned about the similarities between the two films. He has
worked really hard for Dangal, even putting on over 30 kgs
risking his health in the bargain. Now, with Sultan is
releasing before Dangal, he's worried that his film might
When contacted Salman Khan about the issue, the Being Human
personality laughed it off and assured Aamir does not need to worry
as Dangal has a beautiful story of its own. The
Dabbang star was quoted as
"Aamir doesn't need to worry at all. Dangal has a
beautiful script. Aamir plays a father in the film. In
Sultan, I don't have any children. I just have to battle
my opponents in the ring. There is no negative force in
Sultan, there's just me and a love story that takes the
Aamir learnt that Sultan crew are looking out for the
same locations in Haryana, so he called up Aditya
Chopra and asked him to change the location to Punjab.
Since both movies are being shot in Haryana with wrestling as
the story, Aamir feels the audience would find Dangal
being repetative, Aamir called up Aditya Chopra and asked him to
change the location to Punjab.
Aditya Chopra, of course did not agree to Aamir's requests.
Director of Sultan, Ali Abbas Zafar, chips in,
"Dangal and Sultan are two very different films.
Theirs is a biopic. Ours isn't. Sultan is about this
fictional character of the same name, in a very real, rural
Aamir Khan is afraid that Salman Khan's Sultan may cause serious
threat to his upcoming flick Dangal as both the movies concept is
the same, which is Wrestling.
Aamir Khan realized his movie Dangal's location in Haryana would
also be used by Salman's Sultan, ends up calling Aditya Chopra to
change location to Punjab. Aditya Chopra, of course did not accept
Better Watch My Movie
Aamir Khan's Dangal would release during Christmas 2016 and
Salman Khan's Sultan during Eid 2016.
Giving Thumbs Up
Salman Khan says Aamir need not worry as Dangal has a beautiful
storyline of its own.
Aamir Khan and Salman Khan in the 90's for Andaz Apna Apna, a
superhit comedy which is remembered even today.
No Threat Back Then
Salman Khan and Aamir Khan in their younger days during Andaz
Dialouge From Andaz Apna Apna
Aamir Khan's posted this on Twitter by saying "Do dost ek jhaad
pe susu kartein hain toh dosti badti hai".
Similarities But No Threat
Salman Khan and Aamir Khan donning the Police role for their
Aamir Khan and Salman Khan being all friendly together at an
Aamir Khan even mentioned on 'Koffee With Karan' that it was
Salman who supported him during a down phase in his life.