Movies do happen to release around the same. Like this time it was Aamir Khan’s musical drama ‘Secret Superstar’ and Ajay Devgn’s horror-comedy ‘Golmaal Again’ released during Diwali week and both of them received positive reviews from fans and critics. Now something similar is going to happen during Republic Day 2018. Two big films are going to hit the silver screens around the same time and it is superstar Akshay Kumar’s movies. The release date of ‘Padman’ has been announced and it is releasing a day after ‘2.0’. Not to forget, ‘Padman’ was earlier slated to release on April 13, 2018 and Twinkle Khanna had even made an announcement.Also Read - Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi vs Salman Khan's Antim: Mahesh Manjrekar Speaks on Possible Box Office Clash This Diwali

The big announcement (change in release date of ‘Padman’) was made some time ago. ‘Padman’ which is a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham is hitting the silver screens on January 26, 2018, on the day of Republic Day. And a day before (January 25, 2018) ‘2.0’ that stars Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar in the lead is releasing. Now both the films are huge in terms of its concept and the budget also differs but the only common thing about it is, both the films feature Akshay in the lead role. While sharing the new poster of ‘Padman’ the superstar captioned it saying, “Not all superheroes come with capes! Bringing you the true story of a real superhero, #Padman this Republic Day – 26th January, 2018!” Check out the poster below: (ALSO READ: REVEALED! Here’s How Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte And Sonam Kapoor Are Related in Padman) Also Read - Akshay Kumar Starrer Ram Setu And Bachchan Pandey Get Release Dates, Deets Inside

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Now whether it’ll be ‘Padman’ or ‘2.0’ to rule the box office, we’ll get to know that soon. Akshay Kumar has huge fan followers but even Rajinikanth has a huge fan base across the globe. It’s going to be double treat for all movie buffs! Which film will have the highest opening? Share your views in the below comment box.