I feel pressure to prove myself with Raees: Mahira Khan

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 28, 2016 19:36 IST
Mahira Khan will be seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees.

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan says she is a bundle of nerves ahead of the release of her Bollywood debut Raees opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Mahira, who has earlier impressed the Indian audience with her TV show Humsafar, will be seen romancing Shah Rukh in director Rahul Dholakia’s action thriller.

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Talking about the film, Mahira told reporters here, “It’s a dream come true. I am excited but very nervous too. I feel pressure to prove myself, that’s why there is anxiety.”

The 33-year-old Bol star shared she forgot her dialogues while shooting her first scene with Shah Rukh.

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“My first scene in the film was with him (Shah Rukh). I was wondering what would happen. I was prepared with my dialouges and when he came I forgot my dialouges, so that is one moment I will always remember,” she said.

The movie will arrive in theatres on January 26, 2017 and Mahira said she cannot wait for it.

Watch: Teaser of Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees

“We have been shooting since last year. I am anxious, impatient and nervous. I am fluctuating with all the emotions.”

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