Published On: Sat, Jul 30th, 2016

Mahira Khan’s dream come true with Raees



Pakistani eminent actress Mahira Khan, who is gearing up for her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan in Raees, has stated that working with the Indian luminary has been a dream which has come true and that she is gazing onward to the movie’s release.

Mahira, who began her career as a VJ when she was 16 years old and worked as a VJ on Most Wanted on MTV Pakistan and Weekends with Mahira on Aag TV, has further added “It’s my dream come true to work with Shah Rukh and also I am very excited about Raees,” the Hamsafar leading star continued by saying all this at the Vogue Beauty Awards that “But more than this, I am nervous too. It feels like I am under pressure to show my acting skills,”


The actress was honored with the Vogue Face To Look Out For award at the ceremony. It was inquired about the memorable moment with SRK and the Shehr-e-Zaat luminary replied as “The first scene, I thought I would be doing it smoothly, but as he (Shah Rukh) came in front of me, I forgot my lines. I will always remember that incident.”

Mahira, nevertheless, anticipates that she has done a good job. The actress made her film debut in Bol, in 2011, which was directed by Shoaib Mansoor and in the similar year, she acted in her initial television drama, ARY Digital’s romance Neeyat and next appeared in television program Humsafar, for which she received positive reviews.

The 33-year-old star further added “Being artists (from Pakistan), we have been trying to represent our country. I hope I can do a good job because I feel only that country develops which gives respect to its artists,”


She was listed tenth in a ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ poll by Eastern Eye in 2015; she was as well called Pakistan’s sexiest woman in 2015. She was stated regarding the likelihood of working with Fawad once more and her words were “I know people loved our chemistry, but we both are busy with our projects. Therefore, it is going to be tough.”

Raees is an upcoming movie which is directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under their banners Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment and it is slated to be released on January 26 subsequently year. The movie, in addition, characterizes Raman Raghav 2.0 star Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a supporting role.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.