It was to be the clash of Kapoors on July 14 when Saif Ali Khan’s film Chef was to clash with Ranbir Kapoor’s Jagga Jasoos and Shraddha Kapoor’s Haseena. But then good sense prevailed and Kareena advised Saif to push his release to August. Chef is based on the Hollywood film of the same name and is being directed by Raja Krishna Menon of Airlift fame.
Kareena realised that she would be helping husband promote his film against her cousin Ranbir and requested Saif to push his film’s release to August. Sources inform that Saif’s film was also not getting good promotional activities around July and the makers were also contemplating to have a unique series of promotional activities around cookery shows etc as well to promote Chef. And when Kareena suggested that they should not cannibalise films where family was involved, Saif agreed for the film to be pushed.
Having said that, the month of August is jam-packed already, and Saif will be forced to clash with some of the biggies. Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan have set the date for their films Toilet Ek Prem Katha and The Ring (tentative title) respectively.