'Peepli Live', 'Dinner for Schmucks' to battle it out at BO

'Peepli Live', 'Dinner for Schmucks' to battle it out at BO

While Aamir's film is a satire on the rural-urban divide in India, director Jay Roach's film is inspired by French play 'The Dinner Game' by Francis Veber. 'The Dinner Game' was also the inspiration behind Bollywood hit 'Bheja Fry' starring Vinay Pathak and Rajat Kapoor.

Roach says his film is about a group of rich stockbrokers, who search eccentric characters with unique talents, to be entertained by them over dinner.

"Find a schmuck, bring him to dinner. The guy with the biggest idiot wins. The film is releasing in India on 13th August. I hope it does as well as it did in the US and I am sure Indian audience would love this dinner treat because it has got some power house performances by all the actors," Roach said in a statement.

'Peepli Live' has no known faces, 'Dinner For Schmucks' stars Paul Rudd of 'Friends' fame, Steve Carell and Zach Galifianakis who played 'Alan' in 'The Hangover' and 'Grown Ups', which revolves around five friends and their families, stars Hollywood A-listers like Adam Sandler and Salma Hayek.

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