Pakistani actress Mahira Khan will sail into the world of Bollywood with “Raees” opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The superstar believes that they will make a good on-screen couple in their forthcoming crime-thriller.
The 49-year-old reassured Mahira, known for playing the role of Khirad in popular Pakistani show “Humsafar”, after she exclaimed “@iamsrk Uffff!You both, Uff” after seeing the latest still of Shah Rukh’s next “Dilwale” with Kajol.
“@TheMahiraKhan just saw your tweet. ‘Uff’ we will look good in ‘Raees’ too. Hope all is well with you and family,” Shah Rukh tweeted.
Mahira also evinced her hopes in the movie. She said: “@iamsrk Uff, taking your word for it Gaangstakhan! All is well, hope you and family are well too”.
The Rahul Dholakia directorial, which also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, is set in the 1980s Gujarat, and tells the story of a bootlegger whose business is thwarted by a tough policeman. SRK will be seen as a liquor baron.
The film will release on Eid next year, along with Salman Khan’s “Sultan”.