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Shah Rukh Khan wraps up Raees shoot, film set to clash with Sultan this Eid

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 6:09 IST

The shoot for director Rahul Dholakia's upcoming film Raees starring Shah Rukh Khan, Pakistani talent Mahira Khan and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has wrapped up.

The Chennai Express star says he will miss the laughs, intensity and the kohl.

"Finished Raees. Maybe a bit of patchwork left if any. Will miss the laughs.the intensity and the kohl. Thanks to the sweetest unit ever. Love you," he tweeted on Wednesday morning.

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Dholakia, retweeted Shah Rukh's tweet and labelled the 50-year-old actor "the best".

"You are the best. Period," Dholakia tweeted.

Raees was shot for over 100 days in Gujarat as well as a studio in Mumbai. The film will also see a dance number by actress Sunny Leone, who will be sharing screen space with the Dilwale star for the first time.

The song in which Sunny is dancing with Shah Rukh is reportedly a new take on the 1980 chartbuster Laila O Laila from the film Qurbaani. The original track featured Feroz Khan and Zeenat Amaan.

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Raees is set in Gujarat, in the 1980s. It recounts the story of bootlegger Raees Khan (Shah Rukh) whose business is challenged and eventually thwarted by a police officer, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

The movie is slated to hit the big screen this Eid along with Salman Khan's Sultan.


First published: 6 April 2016, 1:21 IST