It is known that Allu Arjun and Mahesh Babu have decided to compete with each other on January 12th with Ala Vaikunthapuramlo' and 'Sarileru Neekevvaru' respectively. The makers of 'Sarileru Neekevvaru' released the release date poster within an hour after official announcement from Bunny's film causing the rift.
Though none of these films have changed the release date till now, what we hear is that Mahesh's film will be arriving on 11th January. The makers of 'Ala Vaikunthapurmlo' have stayed firm on 12th and they have made it clear in every poster recently. From the last week, the film released posters of 'Samajavaragamana' song reaching 700k likes, Sushanth's first look poster and new song teaser poster. In every poster, they announced that they would be coming on 12th January.
On the other hand, 'Sarilieru Neekevvaru' team have stayed quiet and have not given any updates. Let us wait and see if Mahesh steps back or not.