- Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees stars Shah Rukh as a liquor baron.
- Pakistani actress Mahira Khan will make her debut in Bollywood with Raees
- Sunny Leone shot a special dance sequence for the film.
Shah Rukh, 50, tweeted:
Finished Raees. Maybe a bit of patchwork left if any. Will miss the laughs...the intensity & the kohl. Thx to the sweetest unit ever. Lov u— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 5, 2016
You are the best. Period. https://t.co/XJ5WlvaQAE— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) April 6, 2016
Raees, which stars Shah Rukh as a liquor baron, also stars Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, who will make her debut in Bollywood with this film. The film's cast also includes Nawazuddin Siddiqui.(Also Read: No, Seriously. Incredible 'Flying' Shah Rukh Khan in Raees Pic)
Set in the dry state of Gujarat, Rahul Dholakia's Raees traces SRK's character's journey from that of a bootlegger to a politician. Actress Sunny Leone shot a special dance sequence for the film with Shah Rukh.
The song is reportedly a new take on the 1980 song Laila O Laila from the film Qurbaani. The original track featured Feroz Khan and Zeenat Amaan.