Shahrukh Khan’s Raees: Mahira Khan is the Heroine

Shahrukh Khan ‘next film after Fan will be  Raees  and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan   has been cast opposite him

Mahir Khan is known for roles in Bol a 2011 movie with Atif Aslam  and for her role opposite Fawad Khan in hit Pak television show Humsafar which is shown in India through Zindagi Channel.

This is what a source close to Raees’s team has said about casting Mahira and the story of raees.

She plays SRK’s wife in the film. He’s a gangster based in Gujarat while Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the cop who traps him in Mumbai. It’s a complex role and both the film’s director Rahul Dholakia and producers, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, believe she is perfect for the part

Shooting for Raees Starts in Feburary 2015 with certain portions set to be shot in Gujarat.

Raees will Shahrukh Khan’s next release after Fan but a final release date is still to be locked