Huma Qureshi was supposed to be SRK's wife in this movie

Mahira Khan is playing role of Shahrukh Khan's wife in his upcoming movies 'Raees'. It's her debut movie. First teaser of the film has been released and is planning to release second soon. Mahira and Nawazuddin Siddiqui character will be introduced. As soon as Mahira signed the film she came in the news. But very less people know that Mahira was not the first choice for Shahrukh Khan's wife. Source said, 'Before Huma Qureshi name was in the news for this role. Makers wanted some new pairing. But after Mahira came in place of Huma. Actually, the actress had to have different culture and tongue. Being Pakistani, she fits in the role. There is a dance sequence between Shahrukh Khan and Mahira.