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Big Movie CLASHES, coming up!

September 11, 2013 09:35 IST

Image: Posters of Grand Masti, Horror Story and JohnDay
Joginder Tuteja in Mumbai

Clashes at the box office don't help even if there are a few cases of two biggies releasing on the same day and doing well at the box office.

We take a look at movies slated to release on the same Friday in the months to come.

Grand Masti, JohnDay and Horror Story
Release date: September 13

This Friday, the battle for box office supremacy will be between as many as three films.

Each of them belong to different genres. Grand Masti is a sex comedy and a sequel to big hit Masti, JohnDay is a gritty thriller while Horror Story is just that -- a horror story.

Grand Masti stars Viveik Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani and is directed by Inder Kumar.

JohnDay stars Naseeruddin Shah and Randeep Hooda and is directed by Ahishor Solomon.

Horror Story has been produced by Vikram Bhatt and is directed by Ayush Raina. It stars newcomers.

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Phata Poster Nikhla Hero and The Lunchbox

Image: Posters of Phata Poster Nikhla Hero and The Lunchbox

Release date: September 20

Phata Poster Nikhla Hero is an out and out commercial entertainer while The Lunchbox is an offbeat romantic drama that has won many raves at many film festival. 

Phata Poster is important for its actor Shahid Kapoor so that he can shrug away his earlier disappointments of Mausam and Teri Meri Kahaani.

On the other hand, Irrfan Khan's The Lunchbox is already being pitched for the Oscars.

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Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Singh Sahab The Great

Image: Posters of Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Singh Sahab The Great

Release date: November 22

Gori Tere Pyaar Mein has Karan Johar at the helm of affairs with Punit Malhotra directing after the hit, I Hate Luv Storys

The film stars Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan, and the trailer looks very good.

On the other hand, Sunny Deol and director Anil Sharma will be back with Singh Sahab The Great. It looks set to bring on the roars, seetis and taalis.

Bullett Raja and Rambo Rajkumar

Image: Bullett Raja and Rambo Rajkumar

Release date: November 29

This Friday is all about Sonakshi vs Sonakshi.

In one, she stars opposite Saif Ali Khan while in the other, she's romancing Shahid Kapoor.

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia known for his stranglehold on dramatic affairs while Prabhudheva is a master of masala genre, so this weekend looks very good.

Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Kaanchi

Image: Posters of Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Kaanchi

Release date: December 6

Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan get together for the first time in Shaadi Ke Side Effects. 

On the other hand, Subhash Ghai makes his directorial return with the dramatic musical Kaanchi.

Hasee Toh Phasee and One by Two

Image: Parineeti Chopra and Siddharth Malhotra, Preeti Desai and Abhay Deol

Release date: February 7

Both releases -- Hasee Toh Phasee and One By Two -- belong to the same genre -- both are urban rom-coms.

One features Siddharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra and Adah Sharma in the lead roles while the other will see Abhay Deol romance his real-life girlfriend Preeti Desai in the film. This will make his debut as a producer as well.

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Gunday and Heropanti

Image: Poster of Gunday and Tiger Shroff

Release date: February 14

Valentine's Day will be Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Tiger Shroff fight it out at the marquee.

It will also see the clash of two big production houses -- Yash Raj Films and Nadiadwala Grandson.

Both films are said to be musical entertainers with good masala appeal.

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Roy and The Villain

Image: Poster of Roy and Siddharth Malhotra

Release date: June 20

After Hasee Toh Phasee, Siddharth Malhotra's next release The Villain will see good competition from the Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez starrer Roy.

Though it is said that Ranbir Kapoor has relatively lesser role in Roy, his presence itself should carry good enough weight for the clash to be much talked about.

Gabbar, Singham 2 and Emraan-Kareena's next

Image: Akshay Kumar, Ajay devgn and Emraan Hashmi

Release date: August 15

Independence Day may see a major battle at the marquee with big movies releasing on the same Friday.

Akshay Kumar (Gabbar), Ajay Devgn (Singham 2) and Emraan Hashmi (Karan Johar-Ekta Kapoor's yet untitled film) are eyeing this slot. Who will win? Let's wait and see.

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