After months of speculation and controversies, it was about time for ‘Padmavat’ (not Padmavati guys) to release already. Although we still do not have any confirmation from the production house, the movie is reportedly set to be released on January 25th.
And guess what? If these reports are true, ‘Padmavat’ will clash with Akshay Kumar starrer ‘PadMan’ which was earlier scheduled for January 26th but was preponed a few weeks back to 25th.
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Now this might sound like bad news, because two highly awaited movies releasing on the same date will definitely affect their earnings badly. However, Akshay Kumar isn’t exactly worried about the clash as he said in an interview, “It is not about competition, it is a very big day, a big week, so all the films can come, both the films can release on that day. Every film has the right to release whenever they want, and I am happy for them.”
But we definitely are worried because along with their earnings, it will affect our wallets too. Because obviously, we would want to watch both of them.
While we await any official confirmation about the clash, Twitter users couldn’t help but notice that both these movies are ‘period’ films. Get it?
While ‘Padmavat’ is a period drama, ‘PadMan’ focuses on menstrual hygiene. And of course, Twitter went at it with its lame AF jokes. Okay, some of them are funny.
1. A ‘Period’ Movie Vs A Movie On ‘Periods’
#Padmavat will clash with #Padman. So basically it’s – a Period Movie vs a Movie on Periods.
— Bollywood Gandu (@BollywoodGandu) January 7, 2018
2. BTW, Sidharth Malhotra’s ‘Aiyaari’ Was Also Scheduled For The Same Date But Is Now Postponed.
Meanwhile! #Aiyaary shifted to 9 Feb 2018..#Padmavat #Padman pic.twitter.com/rFKCHRL8lg
— RVCJ Media (@RVCJ_FB) January 8, 2018
3. We Fear This Might Happen.
Take it from me – on 27th Jan there will be a group of dolts who will go and disrupt screening of #PadMan thinking its #Padmavat
— Atul Khatri (@one_by_two) January 7, 2018
4. Playing With Letters
Padm(a)n(v)at is an inspiring period story about periods
— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) January 9, 2018
5. Good Idea
Rajasthan Govt still doesn’t want Padmavat released. Bhansali should change the name to Padman and tell them it’s a ‘period’ drama
— Rahul da Cunha (@RahuldaCunha) January 8, 2018
6. It’d Be A Historical Day
If Padmavati does release on the same day as Padman, it will be a first for Hindi films. Two period films on the same day.
— Naomi Datta (@nowme_datta) January 8, 2018
7. A Detailed Analysis Likes This Deserves An Applause.
1) #Padmavat & #Padman, both have ‘Pad’s’.
2) #Padmavat – A period drama; #Padman – A drama on period.
3) #Padmavat & #Padman, both have ‘Ma’ in their names.
4) #Padmavat & #Padman, both titles r male centric.
5) If both titles are combined, they create ‘#Padmavan’ garden.
— G Ranjith Kumar (@smm2ranjith) January 8, 2018
8. Ah, well…
How I see this clash#Padmavati #Padman pic.twitter.com/8Syha9rZ3m
— ðŸ‘‘ á¶»áµ‰Ê³áµ’ á´®áµƒáµ˜áµƒáµƒ (@SRKianMiz) January 6, 2018
9. We Don’t What To Say Now.
That’s gonna be one bloody Republic day.
— Wandering Hunter (@Sindhuputra) January 7, 2018
10. We See What You Did There.
Please stop with the Padmavati and Padman clash jokes please. Period.
— Shilpa Rathnam (@shilparathnam) January 8, 2018
Now let’s just sit back and wait for a confirmation and maybe, save a little money for the Republic Day week. Sigh…we can feel this clash burning a hole in our pockets already.