Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees to release in January 2017, won’t clash with Salman Khan’s Sultan

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Shah Rukh Khan’s “Raees” has been pushed to 2017, avoiding a release with Salman Khan’s “Sultan”.

In what could have been a clash of the titans at the box office, superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “Raees” has been pushed to 2017, avoiding a release with Salman Khan’s “Sultan.

The Rahul Dholakia-directed film, which was scheduled to release alongside “Sultan” this Eid, will now release on January 26, 2017.

“Raees” is co-produced by Shah Rukh’s Red Chilies Entertainment and Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment.

“It was not an easy decision to move the film. Weunderstand that ‘Raees’ is highly anticipated. However, a film of such magnitude requires the appropriate showcasing and therefore, we have decided to shift our release date to 26th January, 2017,” the producers said in a statement.