SRK’s Date Issues Lead to Postponement of Raees
The last leg of shooting for Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees ’, which was supposed to start next month, has been postponed and it is said that the schedule has been pushed because of the Happy New Year star’s date issues. “We had to shoot some important portions of the film and still had time in hand before the film went to the post-production stage. Although we wanted to roll from September 1, it is not possible now due to Shah Rukh's date issues. The fresh schedule is yet to be worked out, but it looks like we will have to wait until December”, a sourced revealed to Mid-day.
Earlier it was said that the shoot of the flick will be delayed due to SRK’s surgery. But the source has revealed that King Khan’s knee surgery has nothing to do with the Raees’ shoot. “His surgery is not happening any time soon. He has allotted dates from next month to Rohit Shetty 's Dilwale and after wrapping it up, will join Raees' shoot”, said the source.
Director Rahul Dholakia said, “It (the schedule) is (slated to begin) after monsoon and we have not yet decided on the start date (yet)”. The crime thriller film also stars Nawazuddin -siddiqui/"> Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan in the lead roles. The flick is slated for an Eid clash with Salman Khan starrer Sultan , next year.