He will be appearing along with Australian model Shanina Shaik, who’s father is Pakistani. Ms Shaik is also what is known in the international fashion industry as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, meaning that she has modelled for the international brand in its flagship annual fashion show.
Mr Khan tweeted a thank you to Vogue India’s fashion director Anaita Adajania @anaita_adajania who promptly retweeted what the actor had said.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 1, 2015
After the shoot happened, reportedly in the city of Hyderabad, Ms Shaik tweeted the following:
I want to come back to India soon! I want to see more!! now off to Paris
— Shanina (@ShaninaMShaik) October 2, 2015
Twenty-four year old Ms Shaik was born and raised in Australia to a Pakistani father and a Lithuanian mother. She modelled as a child, appearing in a TV commercial and then went on to compete in the Australian reality show Make Me a Supermodel, ending up as runner-up.
At the age of 18 she moved to New York to pursue modelling opportunities there and was selected in 2011 to be part of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.