Here is yet another controversy doing rounds amid the clash of Kaabil and Raees!
Kaabil‘s director Sanjay Gupta and producer Rakesh Roshan have accused the distributors to give less screen to Kaabil as compared to Raees. The promised deal was 50-50 i.e. equal screen shares for both the films. But Raees has received more screen ratio of 60-40 (60 for Raees and 40 for Kaabil).
Rakesh Roshan spoke to DNA about the biasness and said:
I won’t comment upon any other film as that’s not my territory. I will only talk about my film Kaabil. We are shocked, disappointed and terribly hurt! I had not expected this. I spoke to all my concerned exhibitors last week, showed them one hour of the film and requested them that we should go 50-50 screens and they agreed. All over the world from Dubai, UK, Australia and New Zealand they have given us 50-50 screens except in our industry. That’s very hurtful to me and I feel betrayed because after talking to them, they did this. With these clashes, we have to avoid unfair play. Every producer feels my film is the best where he is concerned and where two films are coming if we avoid this and make both films 50-50 screens then it’s better for the film industry.
Meanwhile, Rakesh Roshan was also asked at a Kaabil screening if he would also go and watch Raees. He simply replied,
No, I will watch ‘Kaabil’ once again.
He also added that he’s proud of Hrithik – ‘not as a son, but as an actor’.
Is Rakesh Hiding Something??