Kangana and Hrithik on box office face-off

Wednesday 15th May 2019 06:43 EDT

A day after Ekta Kapoor announced the new release date of 'Mental Hai Kya,' many started speculating that Kangana Ranaut is deliberately releasing her film on the same day as 'Super 30' to lock horns with Hrithik. Retweeting a screenshot of a PR email, Kangana's sister Rangoli Chandel alleged that Hrithik was orchestrating the trolling against Kangana through the PR team. She said that Ekta and Hrithik Roshan met before the filmmaker announced the changed release date.

On the day Ekta announced that the release date of 'Mental hai Kya' has been pushed from 21 June to 26 July, which is the same date when Hrithik's 'Super 30' is scheduled to hit the screens. Hours after the announcement was made, the makers of 'Super 30' confirmed that they have not made any changes in the release date and the film will hit the big screens on 26 July. The two announcements confirmed that it's going to be a box office face-off between Kangana and Hrithik on 26 July. Commenting on speculations regarding Kangana trying to deliberately lock-horns with Hrithik, Ekta, who had specified in her statement that the date change was only made for better business prospects, took to her Twitter handle and asked social media users to stop slamming actors.

Following Ekta's tweet, Kangana's sister, Rangoli Chandel, went on a twitter rant and slammed Hrithik for maligning Kangana's name. The film, which also stars Rajkummar Rao, has been directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Prakash Kovelamudi.

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