Mahira Khan will not promote ‘Raees’ in India: Shahrukh Khan assures Thackery
MUMBAI: Indian superstar Shahrukh Khan met hard-right politician and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackery and assured him that his Pakistani co-star Mahira Khan will not come to India to promote his upcoming movie ‘Raees’, Indian media reported.
After the meeting, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray told news agency ANI: “He (Shah Rukh Khan) had come to inform that rumours about Mahira Khan promoting Raees are false”
Thackery and his party had promised to stall the release of every film that has Pakistani actors in it after the Uri attack.
MNS had staged high-voltage protests against the release of filmmaker Karan Johar’s “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” for featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.