Producer Ritesh Sidhwani drops Mahira Khan from Raees considering the current tension amid India - Pakistan
In the shocking turn of events Shahrukh Khab's upcoming big scale ambitious movie Raees will see a major change as the main female lead of Raees, Mahira Khan, is reportedly has dropped out of the movie over the immense pressure from the political parties. The decision has been apparently the outcome of the tension amid India and Pakistan and also as the after effect of Uri attack. Most of the Pakistani actors, those are currently engaged in the bollywood projects are facing the brunt from the Indian political parties and are asked to go back to their home country. The main names in the list are Fawad Khan who will feature in Karan Johar's upcoming movie Aye Dil Hai Mushkil and Mahira Khan who was part of Shahrukh Khan's massive project Raees. Apparently Raees producer Ritesh Sidhawani had a mount of pressure on him to replace Mahira Khan from the movie and he has given in it. Ritesh Sidhwani has been facing wrath for casting Mahira Khan in Raees for months now, but the pressure only intensified after Uri Attack. Considering all the possibilities and repercussions, Ritesh Sidhwani said to have opted for the option of dropping Mahira from the movie. Raees is an underworld drama that features Shahrukh Khan in a very different character and aspects. Raees is slated to release on 26th January, 2017. Let's see how Raees proceeds with this new development. Keep reading this space for more updates on your favorite movies and stars.