One of the most popular Pakistani actress, the gorgeous Mahira Khan has joined the king of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan and other cast of her debut Indian movie, Raees. Mahira is in India for 30 days schedule, during which, she will film the scenes in Mumbai and Gujarat.
After the huge success of Pakistani drama serial Humsafar in India, it’s leading actress Mahira Khan bagged her first Bollywood offer from producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani against actors Shahrukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Earlier, when Shahrukh Khan first met Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, he said that, ‘She suited for the film a lot. I have met her, I have seen a small part of her television work and she is marvelous actress.’.
Along with Mahira and Shahrukh Khan, another Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will also star in Raees. “Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are there in the film. Both of them are very accomplished actors. I think the cast is really wonderful,’ said SRK in an interview. He further added, ‘Now, I would have to excel and perform like them.’
Mahira Khan is playing a Muslim girl while Shahrukh Khan will be seen as Gujarati bootlegger. The film is set in the Muslim ghetto in Gujarat in 80s.