Next year Bachchan fans will be in dilemma as their two favourite stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan will clash at the box office.
Aishwarya's "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" and Abhishek's "Housefull 3" will hit screens on same day in June next year. Both the films are slated to release on 3 June, 2016.
"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" features Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya and Anushka Sharma in lead roles, while Karan Johar will direct the movie.
This will be for the first time Karan will direct Aishwarya Rai. In an interview with The Times of India the producer-director revealed that finally he would work with Aishwarya in his film.
Karan has directed Abhishek in "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna" (KANK), Amitabh Bachchan in "KANK" and "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" (K3G) and Jaya Bachchan in "K3G" and "Kal Ho Naa Ho".
"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil also fulfills my big dream to work with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. It is possibly her most unusual and contemporary character and I can't wait to work with her. It is too early to talk about the film, but for now, all I want to say is that it is not a conventional love story or love triangle," he told TOI.
"Housefull 3" will feature Abhishek and Akshay Kumar in the lead role. The film will be directed by Sajid Samji & Farhad Samji.
"Housefull 3" will be a comedy drama, while "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" will be a romantic film.
"The Housefull franchise is a promising one in the masala entertainment space. Housefull 2 is in the '100-crore club. Sajid plans to keep it going till the time he is able to rope in exciting actor combinations. Also, as long as he is able to find entertaining scripts," a source told TOI.
While both the films belong to different genre, it would be interesting to see who will win the box office war next year.