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‘It is unfair to ask anybody to postpone their films’ – SRK

Shahrukh Khan - Challa from Jab Tak Hai JaanA portion of a song in Yash Chopra’s ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ was yet to be shot, but now will be left incomplete as the film crew has no desire to tamper with the signature style of the late filmmaker, said Shahrukh Khan.

“Just a minute and a half of the song was left. He (Chopra) wanted to do it in Switzerland. We don’t have the heart to shoot that part now. We will make it impure if we had to shoot it,” Shahrukh said at a promotional event of the film here Monday.

Other than this, the film seems to be ready for release.

“The movie is ready for release. He (Chopra) had finished editing and the background mix was happening. The film was locked by Yashji. The film which you will see has been entirely made by Yash Chopra,” he added.

The love story stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif along with Shah Rukh and is all set to release on the November 13, along with Ajay Devgn’s home production ‘Son of Sardaar’.

Shah Rukh thinks that it is unfair to ask anyone to change their release date and therefore is fine with the simultaneous release of both the films.

“It is unfair to ask anybody to change the release date of their film. Everybody loves their films. Yashji would have felt the same way. Films will always overlap and it is not fair for us to ask them to change it,” he said.

Talking about box office numbers, Shah Rukh said that he is not looking at collections and just wants the audience to enjoy his film.

“I am not a businessman. I just feel that my films should be enjoyed by all. I have earned enough money and awards in my life, so numbers don’t matter. But you are anxious when your film is all set to release,” he said.

Chopra died of multi-organ failure last Sunday (October 21).

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  • SRK :- I am not a businessman ( :-D :-D :-D :-D) What a statement, he is not a businessman, than who the hell is ???

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  • This type of a professional comment can only be made by the King SRK… wonder if others have the balls like him to consistently release films with other films.. Hats off

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  • I do feel, he is little bit egoist, see the statetement -- I have earned enough money and awards in my life, so numbers don’t matter.

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  • Well these statements are publicity gimmicks. Any way if the movie is entertaining, whatsover, will be liked by audience. I do feel both the film will do good business. JTHJ will be trademark Yash Raj movie and SOS will be entertaining like Rohit Shetty’s movie.

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  • Srk jthj will surely outclass sos .it will be proved this diwali why he is called king

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  • Even ajay devgan will be watching jthj first day first show… LOL… and then after watching sos he will say : ” Diwali hogayi bekaar, because of son of sardar”.. LOL

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  • That’s why SRK is called king, He also wishes for Ajay’s movie

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  • Way to go King Khan… U rock as always… this diwali cracker will burn out sos this diwali :)

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  • well he is imitating aamir…aamir spoke sensible lik this wen tzp and welcome..generally srk words show confidence but now nothin is thr..surely jthj wil falter lik kites

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  • @Talash, well said. As long as the content is good, both films will do well. Ajay Devgn is confident of his product, so even if the initial is lower than JTHJ, it will do well in the long run.

  • R29, Yaar Akshay himself was not confident of the product, so he did not do publicity for Joker. Had he done publicity, the film could have earned atleast 25-30 crores more. But 3 hits out of 4 release in a year is no mean achievement.

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  • well said srk..this Son of Sardar won’t back down…..’diwali bekar bina son of sardar’ its official nw….

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  • Frankly speaking, I do not think JTHJ will be disaster. It will take great opening, but in Diwali every wants to get entertained. So in single theatres, multiple viewing, Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities SOS will rule but in Foreign and premium multiplex chain JTHJ will have upper hand and finally whichever film gets +ve words of mouth will be ultimate winner.

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  • am salman fan, but i want say both should earn gud amount at boxoffice.. yes sos is going to be highly entertaining

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  • @star … What a statement….. Very funny ” Diwali hogayi bekaar, because of son of sardar”.. LOL… very true

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  • Well the point SRK is making here that ajay should have had enough professionalism towards a senior director and have postponed it by himself.. no point forcing it on him.

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  • @talaash bhai remember kites indicine gave positive review.. also imp thing is entertainment jhtj looks dull and tragic type movie opening wil be gud.. it may fail after tht

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  • @ R29 Hi, SOS has created enough buzz. If it had not, then you might have not commented on it. Diwali is worthless without SOS.

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  • @talash
    it doesn’t matter content good or bad…bt change ur statement..jthj will be disaster like RGV’s Aag..nd Sos will be blockbuster like Salman’s movies

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  • R29, any day JTHJ buzz [specially You Tube] is lower than Ra.One. My dear friend either you do not read newspapers or you are die hard SRK fan. SOS will win on its own. As people wants entertainment, entertainment and entertainment. SOS is entertainment, kyunki DIWALI BEKAR BINA SON OF SARDAR.

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  • only 10 % ppl in india use internet facilities…so judging any film on the basis of youtube likes,view,twitter..will be foolish i must say…cos Yeh Public Hai Yeh sab Janti hai……

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