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The Power Of Brand SRK: Chennai Express Derails Pakistani Film

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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 was overruled.

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 Pak.

Chennai Express

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 Eid.


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.

SRK Fans

Chennai Express is sure to pull the Pakistani crowd to the theatres as there are a lot of SRK fans in our neighbouring rival nation.

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.

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