Shah Rukh Khan-Mahira Khan film Raees release postponed due to MNS issue?

Reportedly, SRK and Raees makers are planning to change the release date because Mahira Khan is a part of the film. This, after the MNS asked all Pakistani artistes to return to their country in the wake of the Uri terror attacks.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:October 1, 2016 3:05 pm
Raees, Shah Rukh Khan, Raees release date, Raees movie, mahira khan, mahira khan Raees, pakistani actors ban Reports claim that the makers of Shah Rukh Khan-Mahira Khan-starrer Raees, are planning to postpone the release date of the film.

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and its ban on Pakistani artistes, asking them to leave India are affecting many in the industry. While, A-listers are coming up with their reactions on the same, Shah Rukh Khan and the makers of his upcoming big-ticket film Raees are planning to postpone its release date. Yes! If the reports are to be believed, SRK’s Raees which is also the Bollywood debut of its female lead and Pakistani actor Mahira Khan, may have be shifted.

Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees and Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil were set for a big box office face-off on January 26 next year. But the big clash seems to be averted now.

 

Reportedly, Shah Rukh Khan along Raees makers are planning to change the release date because Mahira is a part of the project, and MNS has asked all Pakistani artistes to return to their country in the wake of the Uri terror attacks. The producers seem to be worried that this development can severely affect the business of the film. But no confirmation on the same is received yet.

Not only SRK’s film, but Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is also facing the heat after MSN demanded the ouster of Fawad Khan from this year’s Diwali release. ADHM, also stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and has Fawad in a pivotal cameo. The film is slated to open on October 28.

Also read | Ranbir Kapoor reacts to MNS ban on Pakistani artistes, says we are living in hard times

On Friday, 30 September, the Indian Motion Pictures Producers’ Association announced a ban on all Pakistani artistes and technicians from working in India. However, they said the ongoing projects were exempted from the ban, including ADHM and Raees.

Raees was originally meant to release during Eid 2016. However, Salman Khan’s Sultan too arriving on the same day, led to the SRK-Mahira film, directed by Rahul Dholakia to get postponed to January 2017.

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    prakash gotimukul
    Oct 1, 2016 at 3:11 pm
    Terror sympathisers are equally guilty for spreading terror which is a international crime. So whether it is artist or whether it one country against another, terror is terror and it must be isolated. So SRK abandon your film with s. Its a terror state n it must be isolated. Hope u r educated enough to understand this. MNS has spoken quite clearly on this.
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      Bertina Reiter
      Oct 1, 2016 at 2:28 pm
      Is IT possible in great Bharat tat Terrorismus van Dividende twinbrotherst in two.SRK is in Europa a common hero. What is Bollywood and what is India? I heARD some years ago tat Swamiji SSSB liked to whatch My name is Khan and I am no terrorist. For Sharuk Khan the Film bevor reality.we welcome SRK and his filmFamily in Germany as the Most prominent refugee of religious racism.with lobe from Cologne
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        Bertina Reiter
        Oct 1, 2016 at 2:51 pm
        Twinbrothers divided.Religious racismlt;br/gt;ingreat Bharat. My name is Khan reality.Welcome SRK in Germany.Most prominent refugee.Swamiji is touching your f......with love Colonia
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          dhurandhar bhatavadekar
          Oct 2, 2016 at 2:56 am
          MNS issue ?lt;br/gt;Is there a issue because of MNS ?lt;br/gt;Or is it because of refusal by stani artists to condem Uri terror attacks ?lt;br/gt;Wake up, and call Spade a Spade.
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            dhurandhar bhatavadekar
            Oct 2, 2016 at 8:18 am
            This is not about Marathi Dude. This is about out country. I dont know if you watched statement from Mr Subhash Chandra of Zee. His channel employs 9 stani artists. He asked them to condemn Uri attacks. Not even stan. They chose not to. And you think its about Marathi ? Sad yaar
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              Who is
              Oct 2, 2016 at 5:17 am
              Army is handling external terrorist, who is going to handle domestic terrorism. Shiv sena and MNS
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                Who is
                Oct 2, 2016 at 5:14 am
                Dude as a marathi you won't get it
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                  Who is
                  Oct 1, 2016 at 1:19 pm
                  I am glad that Army is dealing with external terrorist. Wondering who is going to handle domestic terrorism from MNS and Shiv sena
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                    Who is
                    Oct 2, 2016 at 5:15 am
                    Street goons got upgraded
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                      Kejriwal Fan
                      Oct 5, 2016 at 6:03 pm
                      What non-sense! Don't watch a film, if critics say its not good-OK!. Dont watch a film coz the reviews are bad-OK!. Don't watch it coz u r a salman fan-FINE AGAIN!. Bt not watching a film just because it has stani actors!!!???? Even if the entire cast and crew are stani i will watch, not once, but at least a thousand times. lt;br/gt; And btw i think that the call for stani ,male actors from bollywood just shows the insecurity of hindu men, and the compeion they face from hot stani men. Men here can't accept the fact that their girls are being taken.
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                        KS KUMAR
                        Oct 1, 2016 at 10:20 am
                        If Sharukh is so keen to work with Pak actors, let him to stan and produce films there. All Indians will be happy. He can take Aamir and Salman and Karan with him.
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                          Manoj Varughese
                          Oct 26, 2016 at 12:26 pm
                          I pray for this country's salvation from the clutches of religious bigotry and communalism inducing groups. I'm ashamed to be a citizen.
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                            Nikhil Deshpande
                            Oct 1, 2016 at 8:36 pm
                            Well done.. MNS
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                              Proletarsk
                              Oct 1, 2016 at 8:24 pm
                              I have allergic from Backery....
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                                Soniya Trivedi
                                Oct 6, 2016 at 1:50 am
                                Love for srk! guys watch shahrukh khan's secrets video its too good:lt;br/gt;Search "5 Mind Tricks Shahrukh YouCanDoWonders" on Youtube
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                                  Soniya Trivedi
                                  Oct 6, 2016 at 1:49 am
                                  Srk Pagli here! guys watch shahrukh khan's charisma video its too good:lt;br/gt;
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                                    Maulik Thakkar
                                    Oct 5, 2016 at 3:17 pm
                                    ban raees forever @iamsrk has hundreds of crores of rupees if he loses a few hundered crores it is does not matter
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