Salaar Vs Dunki: Bollywood’s Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan, has been creating waves at the box office with his consecutive releases, ‘Pathan’ and ‘Jawan.’ However, recent speculations regarding a potential clash between his upcoming movie, ‘Dunky,’ and Prabhas’ highly anticipated ‘Salaar’ had the industry buzzing. Fortunately, it seems that fans of both superstars can breathe a sigh of relief as the release date of ‘Dunky’ remains unchanged.

The Clash Averted

The rumors of a box office clash between ‘Salaar’ and ‘Dunky’ had been rife, and fans were concerned about the fate of these two mega-productions. It was suggested that the makers of both films were keen to avoid any competition and decided to reschedule the release of ‘Dunky.’

Taran Adarsh’s Confirmation

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh recently took to his social media account to provide clarity on the situation. He confirmed that there would be no extension of ‘Dunky’s’ release date, firmly stating that it is set to hit theaters on December 22, 2023.

‘Rajkumar Hirani’ Factor

‘Dunky’ holds particular significance for several reasons. Notably, the film is being helmed by the renowned director Rajkumar Hirani. This project marks the first collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and the acclaimed filmmaker, adding to the anticipation and excitement surrounding the film.


With Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunky’ maintaining its scheduled release date of December 22, 2023, it appears that the much-discussed clash between ‘Salaar’ and ‘Dunky’ has been averted for the time being. Fans of both superstars can look forward to enjoying their favorite actors on the big screen without having to choose between the two. As the excitement builds for the release of ‘Dunky,’ the collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani promises to deliver a cinematic experience that fans have been eagerly waiting for.

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