No, Pakistani on-screen character Mahira Khan is not being dropped from the work-in-advance Raees, a source near the creators of the film told NDTV on Wednesday. The rest of the film that is still to be recorded will be finished with her, the source affirmed.
Some pending segments of Raees are to be shot in Abu Dhabi, in spite of the fact that there is no affirmation whether these scenes will require Mahira.
Mahira’s nearness in Raees, which stars Shah Rukh Khan
, has been under a cloud recently after much ado was made about the throwing of her countryman Fawad Khan in Karan Johar’s film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
. Fawad’s part was held yet the film discharged simply following quite a while of contention.
Mahira Khan, 33, will make her Bollywood make a big appearance with Raees, coordinated by Rahul Dholakia and created by Excel Entertainment. “What would I be able to say? We’ve finished her shooting. The film is prepared for discharge. On the off chance that we had shot the film after the late advancements (the crumbling in Indo-Pak relations) we would have absolutely not worked with any artiste from Pakistan,” Deccan Chronicle
cites Excel co-proprietor Farhan Akhtar as saying.
Raees was initially planned for Eid last July however was delayed to next January to stay away from a conflict with Salman Khan’s Sultan. It will at present be contending with another film – Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil additionally discharges nearby next Republic Day weekend.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
, in the interim, discharged last Friday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis interceded between executive Karan Johar and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena boss Raj Thackeray who protested Fawad Khan’s appearance in the film in light of the Uri assaults.