Updated: April 22, 2015 10:15:21 pm
Shah Rukh Khan has finally begun shooting for his next film – Rahul Dholakia’s ‘Raees’. King Khan took to Twitter to share the news with his fans and followers.
First day on Raees. Hot but heartening. And KKR starts its match. Go boys….cheering you from the sets.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 22, 2015
The movie had, apparently, gone on floors on April 10 with the preliminary scenes being shot. Director Rahul Dholakia had tweeted:
28 set ups with 400+ background actors on day 1 ! What a start ! Thank you all ! #Raees
— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) April 10, 2015
Saw some rushes today. Feels good to see one’s vision begin to take shape. Still a long way to go though! #Raees
— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) April 13, 2015
It’s been 6 crazy days of #Raees shoot. The warm ups are over, time for major league action to begin… Soon.
— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) April 15, 2015
Co-producer Farhan Akhtar has also tweeted about the commencement of the much awaited movie.
On another note.. shoot of the attached film has commenced. Exciting times lie ahead. All the best to crew & cast. pic.twitter.com/2InDW8SQgI
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) April 16, 2015
Shah Rukh Khan plays an underworld don in the movie. The movie also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
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‘Raees’ marks the Bollywood debut of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, known for playing Khirad in the hit Pakistani show ‘Humsafar’. Her co-star from the show – Fawad Khan – has already made his debut in Bollywood with Disney Pictures’ ‘Khoobsurat’ starring Sonam Kapoor.
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