If rumours are to be believed then there has been fallout between Shah Rukh Khan and Rohit Shetty over the collections of their last release ‘Dilwale’.
While Rohit Shetty’s team has accused Khan and his production house Red Chillies Entertainment for not promoting ‘Dilwale’ the way ‘Chennai Express’ was, Red Chillies says that they had briefed the team about the loopholes in the marketing strategy and that Shetty relied way too much on promotions.
‘Dilwale’, which was expected to be amongst the biggest grossers of 2015 turned out to be a dud compared to the buzz around it and the huge star cast. Apart from the clash with ‘Bajirao Mastani’, which went way past Dilwale’s collections due to positive word of mouth, the movie suffered a lot of backlash due to Khan’s intolerance statement. And to add to it all, upon its release, Dilwale received mixed and negative reviews from all corners.
Whatever the case may be, it is sad to see two friends have a fall out over box office collections which may get shattered in no time by another biggie. We are curiously waiting to see if the reports of the fallout are true; and if the two would ever collaborate again since Rohit had plans of re-making ‘Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi’ with King Khan. But given SRK’s need-of-the-moment to act in more character-oriented roles than entertainers, we doubt this would happen any time soon.