The former alleged love birds, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are all set to clash at the box office this year with their respective films releasing on the same date.
Where Shahid’s film “Haider” is going to entertain audience, Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom too set to hit theaters on the same day on October 2.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted; “UTV announces release date of #Haider as 2 Oct 2014. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, stars Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Shraddha Kapoor and Kay Kay.”
Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom is based on the rise of Olympic bronze medalist boxer Mary Kom. The biopic is directed by Omung Kumar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali has produced.
On the other hand, Shahid Kapoor’s Haider is inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy “Hamlet”. It is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj.
For both the stars, these films are the toughest films they have ever done.
“It’s been harder than the hardest..kudos to the crew for keeping it tog.. All good things come to an end,” Priyanka earlier said on Mary Kom.
“It’s a wrap on #haider … Only when u play hamlet u realize what a complex part it is… Probably my toughest yet!!,” Shahid said.