Guess who was the first choice for 'Raees' opposite Shah Rukh Khan?

Huma Quereshi was the first choice for 'Raees' opposite Shah Rukh Khan.

Guess who was the first choice for 'Raees' opposite Shah Rukh Khan?

Karachi: Guess who was the first choice for 'Raees' opposite the Badshah of Bollywood. it was none other than the very talented Huma Quereshi.

According to sources, the 29-year-old actress was thought to fit the bill and also the makers wanted a fresh pairing of sort, reports the Express Tribune.

However, when Pakistani actress Mahira Khan came on-board, she totally "nailed it" with her mannerism and lingo, which was apt for the character.

'Raees' revolves around one man who gains power in a Muslim ghetto of Gujarat; hence the character opposite Shah Rukh Khan also plays a pivotal role in the movie.