IT'S OFFICIAL: Padmavati WILL LOCK HORNS With Pad Man on January 25

The battle lines are drawn. Padmavati will fight with Akshay Kumar, who perched himself first on the January 25 tree with his Pad Man. was first to break the news of a January release for the Ranveer-Deepika starrer

It’s confirmed! Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh starrer Padmavati is very much releasing on January 25, 2018. A spokesperson from Viacom 18 confirmed the news EXCLUSIVELY to Now that means, the film will clash at the box-office with Akshay Kumar starrer Pad Man which is scheduled to release on the same date. was the first one to tell you that Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Viacom 18 were eyeing January 26 or February 9 to release their film. 


Deepika Padukone in Padmavati

We were the first ones to tell you that Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee’s Aiyaary was initially scheduled to release this Republic Day. However, the makers shifted the release so as to avoid any clashes at the box-office. 

Talking about Padmavati and Pad Man, this year is all set to begin on a dhamaakedar note with both the films fighting it out at the box-office. It would be interesting to see which one rakes in more money at the ticket window. Padmavati has been in the news ever since it was in the making. The film was initially scheduled to release on December 1, 2017. However, due to umpteen controversies, the makers were left with no option but to push the release date further. Pad Man, on the other hand, stars Akshay, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in key roles. The film gives out a social message about menstrual hygiene in rural areas.  

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