Mahira Khan, who is best known for Pakistani film 'Bol' is all set to star opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees. Film co-producer Ritesh Sidhwani and film director Rahul Dholakia both has confirmed the piece of news. Mahira will join a talented casting coup of SRK and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Raees.
Ritesh Sidhwani tweeted, "Our leading lady in #Raees @themahirakhan @iamsrk @rahuldholakia @FarOutAkhtar ."
Mahira Khan is one of those real talented actresses from Pakistan. She has made her name big with 'Bol'. She is also recently seen in Pakistani TV series 'Humsafar' which is also aired on Zindagi channel. Mahira won the prestigious role ahead of Sonam Kapoor and Kirti Sanon who are also in close running to bag the film.
|Mahira Khan in Raees. Image Credit - Ritesh Sidhwani|
Official release date of Raees is still to be announced. Makers were earlier contemplating the film to be released on EID 2015, but have backed of after it was known that Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan is already been announced on that date.