Shah Rukh Khan's leading lady in RAEES (Mahira Khan)
Shah Rukh Khan's leading lady in RAEES (Mahira Khan)
After couples of Pakistani actress setting their foot in the world of Bollywood, one more beauty from Pakistan is all set to make her debut in an Indian film. And, the way she is going to make an entry into the Bollywood will definitely leave her competitors fuming. Well, we are talking about the Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. It is official that the actress will be cast opposite to none other than the King of Romance; yes, Mahira Khan has been selected as the leading lady of Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming movie ‘Raees’.    

The 31-year old actress from Pakistan is already proved her acting skills in the highly acclaimed movie ‘Bol’, which was released in the year 2011. Also, she is presently being seen in popular drama shows like ‘Sadqay Tumhare’ and ‘Humsafar’. The latter is the one which also features the ‘Khoobsurat’ (2014) actor Fawad Khan. As per the reports of Express Tribue, both the shows have gained significant amount of popularity in India. 
The upcoming movie ‘Raees’ will be produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, and both of them have roped in the national award winner director, Rahul Dholakia, for the movie. As per the reports, the in movie, Shah Rukh Khan would be playing the role of a criminal in Gujarat, and the role of the cop will be portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. As per some source, it is believed that SRK had dropped in at the location of the audition to meet Mahira.