And that’s why the filmmaker has no qualms in releasing his upcoming project on the same day buddy Akshay Kumar’s action-comedy will release at the marquee — on December 7.
The director’s film is the remake of the 1980s Chashme Buddoor that starred Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval. The remake has Ali Zafar in the lead.
Our source says, “A lot is at stake for both the films. David Dhawan’s last hit was Partner that released way back in 2009. For Akshay too, Khiladi 786 is important as he is reprising his Khiladi image after a long time.
With 2012 being a lucky year for him, Akki is hoping for another hit. Both the films being comedies, they may end up eating into each other’s share of the pie.” All we can say is — may the best man win!