The filming of the much-awaited Shah Rukh Khan starrer movie Raees is in full swing. Shah Rukh will be starred opposite debutant actress Mahira Khan, who has recently joined the Raees cast. The actress looked flawlessly beautiful in a traditional red salwar kameez, completing her look with a dupatta on her head. Present on the sets was actor Shah Rukh Khan, who has been shooting for his upcoming film Raees. He was spotted directing his lead actress Mahira Khan regarding some important scenes that the actress has along with the actor. The cast and crew of Raees have lately been shooting in Ahmedabad. Mahira Khan is very excited about the movie since it is her debut and in her very first film she has bagged the opportunity to play the love interest of Shah Rukh.
Raees movie storyline will see Shah Rukh Khan playing the role of a baddie in the form of a drug dealer. Running after him would be versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was spotted on the sets in a khaki uniform since the actor plays a policeman in the film. The cast of Raees movie are very excited for the film and are uploading pictures from the sets on various social media platforms. Raees is helmed by Rahul Dholakia, and the film is slated to release on Eid 2016. The movie was in headlines lately since the movie will witness a clash with much-awaited Salman Khan movie Sultan.
Raees will be an action-filled thrilled drama movie that will have Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan as the lead pair. The film will see Shah Rukh in the role of a mafia who sells liquor illegally. Raees hits theatres on July 3, 2016 and is set in 1980s Kalyan. It will be a chase and run story that will revolve around a cruel and clever bootlegger. His path will be barricaded and seriously challenged by a tough cop Ghulam Patel played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. As per recent speculations, Raees is based on the life of Ahmedabad-based Don Abdul Latif.
The film is based on Gujarat but the cast and crew won’t be shooting in the state. Shahrukh Khan’s larger than life.image is preventing the makers from shooting in the slums of Ahmedabad. ‘Raees’ is directed by Rahul Dholakia, and the movie will see Pakistani actress Mahira Khan marking her entry in Bollywood.