Bollywood and IPL face-off in 2012
From last few years we have been observing IPL has hit Bollywood hard. Considering IPL as a threat, filmmakers either postponed/preponed their film or preferred not to release in that interim. Not only small films even the big budgeted or the big starcast or the heavily anticipated films opted to stay away from IPL. However not any more. As the following year i.e. 2012 will see maximum biggies arriving during IPL season. It seems the filmmakers have now overcome the fear of IPL. Following is the list of films which will/shall release in the midst of IPL 2012.
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JANNAT 2: It is being said that Emraan is quite keen to have JANNAT sequel, JANNAT 2 release while IPL is on. After all his JANNAT was a big hit when released during IPL (2008). It is believed that Emraan feels IPL is lucky for him and this time too it will fetch him good results. JANNAT 2 would now release right in the middle of IPL i.e. on 27th April.
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HOUSEFULL 2: Producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director Sajid Khan's much touted sequel of the comic caper HOUSEFULL, HOUSEFULL 2, which was scheduled to release post IPL i.e. 1st June 2012, will now arrive on 5th April 2012, the time when IPL goes underway. Nevertheless, the decision to prepone the release came in the wake of YRF's decision to release their Salman Khan-starrer EK THA TIGER on 1st June.
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FERRARI KI SAWAARI: FERRARI KI SAWARI, the latest feature from Vinod Chopra Productions with Sharman Joshi as the lead actor has blocked 27th April, 2012 as their release date, which is right in between of IPL cricket matches. FERRARI KI SAWAARI marks the next big release from VCF after blockbusters 3 IDIOTS and LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI . FERRARI KI SAWARI is an entertaining, funny and heartwarming film about a young father's endeavour to fulfill the dream of his son.
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KYAA SUPER KOOL HAIN HUM: Balaji Motion Pictures' sequel to KYAA SUPER KOOL HAI HUM titled KYAA SUPER KOOL HAIN HUM, which just went on floors, is slated for release in April next year, while the IPL mania would be on. It's being heard that the makers aren't worried about competition from IPL.
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DHUAN (supposed title) :Buzz is that Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is planning to release his upcoming film DHUAN (supposed title) being directed by Reema Kagti, bang in the middle of IPL. And when it's Aamir Khan even an IPL can't stop the 'box-office king' to smash the records.