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Bollywood was never my aim: Mahira Khan

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan poses for a picture during the 8th edition of the Beirut International Awards Festivals (BIAF), in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on July 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANWAR AMRO

By: Keerthi Mohan

Hindi film industry was not Mahira Khan’s aim. The Pakistani actress who made her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees last year was not allowed to promote the movie in India due to bilateral tensions between India and Pakistan. Raees was not released in Pakistan as well. Khan spoke about this on HARDtalk on BBC World News saying that she was angry as well as disappointed at the time. “At that time I was angry,” she said. “I was sad and angry and there were moments of disappointment and just hurt, you know. Now I’ve come to a place where I believe that anger doesn’t…

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