Mahira Khan has been replaced in ‘Raees’. A source close to the film ‘Raees’ confirmed Mahira Khan’s exit from the film.
With the tension between Pakistan and India after the Uri attacks, and the consequent ban on Pakistani artistes working in India, it has become a topic to discuss every day. With artistes like Ali Zafar, Saba Qamar, Atif Aslam, a few who have been under fire, the two who seem to be making headlines daily are none other than Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan as they have their movies, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and ‘Raees’, scheduled for release.
According to unnamed source from the movie who said that it was a very hard decision for the director to make. The source added that after the Uri attacks, it has become not possible to shoot with any Pakistani actors and the pressure reached up to this level, that the shoot did not seem possible.
The actress has been unfortunately as reported is not part of the movie anymore. There was no confirmation from the director or producers of the movie.