Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey have booked the Independence Day 2017 slot for their upcoming psychological thriller, Crack. However, if trade sources are to be believed, Shah Rukh Khan and Imtiaz Ali are eyeing the extended weekend for their next film also starring Anushka Sharma, tentatively titled The Ring.
With Independence Day 2017 falling on Tuesday, the films will enjoy an extended five-day weekend, which will add to the film's collections. While Crack is expected to be majorly shot in the studios within 50 days, The Ring starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma will be shot at Budapest.
Director Neeraj Pandey, will be working with Akshay Kumar for the third time after Special 26 and Baby. The Ring will be Imtiaz Ali's first association with Shah Rukh Khan. It will be interesting to see if the makers of The Ring decide to clash with Crack or opt for a solo non holiday release.