News|September 20, 2011 4:22 pm

Tell me o Khuda will compete with Ra.one

This Diwali not only, Ra.one but Esha Deol’s relaunch film Tell me O Khuda will also release. It’s not as if people would want to watch only one film during Diwali, says Hema Malini who has decided to release her daughter Esha Deol’s relaunch Tell Me O Khuda with Shah Rukh Khan’s sci-fi RA.One.

We had a meeting with the distributors and exhibitors on Friday. And we all decided to go for a Diwali release. I was advised against it since RA.One is also releasing for Diwali. But it’s not as if people would want to watch only one film during Diwali

If they like both they’ll see them both. I personally think Diwali is a wonderful window for any auspicious film. Some of the biggest successes have happened during the festive season. So why not go for it

Hema isn’t afraid of the competition. “We’ve made an emotional father-daughter story. I don’t think we need to fear competition from anyone.”

Apparently SRK has welcomed Tell Me Of Khuda with open arms into the Diwali release schedule.

“Shah Rukh and Hemaji go back a long way. In fact, Hemaji was the first producer to sign Shah Rukh for Dil Aashna Hai which she directed. Ever since then Shah Rukh has had the highest regard for Hemaji,” said a source.

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