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Akshay pitted against Shahrukh

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Those who thought that Singh Is Kinng taking over an all time opening record set by Om Shanti Om was the war in the happening need to sit tight for some more time. And that's because this is just a beginning. Just a tip of the iceberg which could well be termed as a battle, the months to come would be a witness to a full blow war. And that's because between Akshay and Shahrukh Khan, there are as many as four films lined up for release in next 6 months.

First to come is Billoo Barber where Irrfan Khan is the central protagonist. In a role where his screen duration is believed to be lower than that of Irrfan Khan, Shahrukh Khan could well call Billoo Barber as a film where he is seen in a special appearance. However, Akshay wouldn't be letting off any steam in months to come since his Chandni Chowk To China is all set to arrive on full throttle before 2008 comes to an end.

Shahrukh too would see some exciting months ahead since his much-in-news film Rab Ne Bana De Jodi would bring him back with Aditya Chopra, who is handling directorial reins once more after Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayyenge and Mohabbatein. Of course, the project becomes a major biggie just with these two names involved which would ensure that Khan and Kumar would have a 'kaante ki takkar' with the release of their respective films.

However, Akshay is expected to continue his winning streak with Kambakth Ishq, a project which brings Bollywood closer to Hollywood. A lavish affair by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film's shooting is currently on in full swing with the release timeline being the first quarter of 2009. Again, that won't be an end to the war since Khan's Dulha Mil Gaya is all set to release in the same period as well.

No wonder, it is going to be one intensely fought war over the next 6 months.

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