MUMBAI: Director Rahul dholakia is ready to reappear in Bollowood after a break of five years with his new film Raees, which likely to be released on Eid Next year. The film stars Shahrukh Khan with Pakistani actor Mahira Khan.
Mahira, who got immense fame for her role of ‘Khirad’ in famous Pakistani play Humsafar, is going to make her debut in Bollywood with Raees, which also stars multitalented Nawazuddin Siddique.
In the upcoming movie, SRK would be playing a pivotal role as a bootlegger while Mahira would be seen as his beloved wife. Nawazuddin will play role of a policeman that is after SRK’s playing character.
‘Raees’ is an action thriller drama, co-produced by Excel Entertainment and Red Chillies Entertainment.
Meanwhile, it’s not for the first time that any Pakistani artist is going to become a part of a Bollywood movie. There are a couple of others belonging to Pakistan who have been working in Bollywood. However, Mahira is the first actress who will co-star with Bollywood King Shahrukh Khan.
The talented 32-year-old Mahira, who belongs to Karachi, has started her filmy career from Shoab Mansoor’s Bol released in 2011. She also hosted a couple of TV shows along with played major roles in several TV plays. But what earned her enormous fame was her role in the play Humsafar.