Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra who have shared screen space in 2015 flick Brothers are all set to have a box office clash in 2018. Sidharth Malhotra starrer Aiyaary will lock horns with Akshay's Padman as both the movies are releasing on January 26.
The Neeraj Pandey directorial, which was earlier set to release on February 9 will now hit the big screens on January 26 thus clashing with R. Balki's Padman. Sharing behind the scenes video of Aiyaary, Sidharth took took to Instagram to announce the release date. "Happy to announce our next film #Aiyaary coming 26th Jan 2018 here's a little sizzle..'' the Ittefaq star captioned the post.
Starring critically acclaimed actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher besides Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh, Aiyaary is a high-octane action flick based on armed forces. Padman on the other hand has a refreshing story with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in lead roles.
There is an interesting connection between the two releases as Akshay will collide with his buddy and partner Neeraj Pandey. The director has not only helmed some of the big hits of Akshay but also produced some good movies starring him. Besides directing Baby and Special 26, he has also produced Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Naam Shabana, Rustom among others. His partnership with Akshay Kumar is quite a hit. Hence, it will be interesting to know who will win the battle.