There were lots of speculations about Mahira’s role in her Bollywood Debut Raees, earlier reports suggested that she will be replaced from the film but the makers of the film denied it considering it merely a rumor. But the controversy has still not ended, there are reports that Mahira’s role is going to be chopped though not completely, but her role has been chopped off to an extent in her Bollywood debut Raees opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
As per reports from Mumbai Mirror, a romantic scene and a song from Raees have been edited out and Mahira will not be going to India for any more shoots! She had already shot her part for the film early this year.
According to a source close to the development, Mahira had two songs but will now have to be content with just the one that has already been canned. A romantic sequence between SRK and her has also been chopped off. The story mainly revolves around SRK and Nawazuddin Siddiqui so it was not difficult to trim her scenes.
The After math of India Pakistan conflict has turned out to be long lasting, First it was Fawad’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and now it’s Mahira’s Raees caught up in the conflict. The trailer of Raees releases this December 7 and the film will release worldwide on January 26, 2017.