“It’s wrong to usurp a date another colleague has already announced,” Hrithik on clash with Shah Ruk
26/09/2016

When Rakesh Roshan excitedly announced the release date of Krissh 4 as Christmas 2018, he wasn’t aware that Aanand Rai’s Shah Rukh Khan starrer was also scheduled for the same week.

On realizing the same, the Roshans quickly moved their film from the proposed Christmas 2018 slot.

Explaining the Roshans’ gentlemanly manoeuvre, Hrithik volunteers, “My mom and dad have always taught me that doing the right thing is over and above any profit or loss. I guess, Dad felt it wrong to usurp a date that another colleague has already announced.”

Interestingly, the Shah Rukh starrer Raees was brought into the same Friday as Hrithik’s home production Kaabil, even though the Roshan’s made their release announcement long before.

Doesn’t Hrithik see a contradiction in this?

Shrugs Hrithik, “I can’t judge other people’s ethics. I must travel my own path guided by values instilled in me and allow others to travel theirs.”

Hrithik admits, for the first time, that, bringing Raees and Kaabil together would damage both the films. “Both films will suffer a little. But, both films can also do well enough, if the content is good. If it’s in your destiny to succeed, nobody can take it away. Likewise, failure