The cloak of secrecy over Imtiaz Ali’s Jab Harry Met Sejal is so thick that so far—on Thursday evening—no one had seen the film, not even Shah Rukh Khan’s closest friends.
One of Shah Rukh and his wife Gauri Khan’s closest friends confided that this is the first SRK film that he hasn’t watched although the release is just hours away. “He hasn’t shown the film to anybody. Not even to his family as yet,” the friend confided.
The mystery of Shah Rukh’s film deepens even further as news comes from the Middle East and Dubai that the film could not release on Thursday morning, as per schedule. According to a well-informed source this was a well thought-out strategy and not some random happening.
The film is expected to do well on word-of-mouth basis. The advance booking crowds all across the country are reported to be on the ‘lower side’.
The box office parlance for ‘alarming’.
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