Mahira Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

Mahira Khan with Shah Rukh Khan in Upcoming Movie ‘Raees’

‘Raees’ which is being directed by Rahul Dholakia, yet another attractive Pakistani actress, Mahira Khan is slated to make her debut in Hindi cinema. Humsafar’s leading lady Mahira Khan is to make her debut in Bollywood starring opposite Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), according to the Times of India. She won notices worldwide for her performance in Shoaib Mansoor’s ‘Bol’ (2011).

Mahira visited Mumbai last month after her television serial Humsafar gained popularity in India.Producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar were the quickest to move in, finalizing the actress for , who won a national award for his film Parzania.

“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.”