'Udi Udi Jaye': Watch SRK and Mahira Khan's sizzling romance, garba in new 'Raees' song
Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan romance and do garba in new 'Raees' song 'Udi Udi Jaye'. Pic/YouTube Ahead of Makar Sankranti (January 14), the kite flying festival, makers of upcoming film, 'Raees', have unveiled a special track titled 'Udi Udi Jaye' in which Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan are seen doing garba for the first time on screen. Composed by Ram Sampath and written by Javed Akhtar, the song has been sung by Sukhwinder Singh, Bhoomi Trivedi and Karsan Sagathia. WATCH 'UDI UDI JAYE' SONG VIDEO: In December, Shah Rukh Khan assured Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray that Mahira Khan will not come to India for promoting the film. In view of SRK's clarifications, the MNS will not oppose the January 25 release or screening of 'Raees' in cinema halls. Also read: Is 'Raees' actress Mahira Khan giving Shah Rukh Khan the silent treatment? After September 18 Uri attack that left 19 Indian soldiers dead and the September 28 surgical strikes by India on Pakistan terror camps, the MNS had strongly protested against hiring of Pakistani actors by Indian film-makers. Thackeray had vowed to stop release of a few films in which Pakistani actors are playing roles, including Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and SRK's 'Raees' which has cast Mahira Khan. When Shah Rukh Khan made 'Raees' actress Mahira Khan's mother cry MNS had staged dramatic protests prior to the release of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' but finally relented after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis brokered peace with MNS, Johar and the Film & Television Producers Guild of India. Also read: Shah Rukh Khan promises Raj Thackeray that Mahira Khan won't come to Mumbai to promote 'Raees' This paved the way for the film's peaceful release and exhibition across Maharashtra on October 28. Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' is all set to clash at the box office with Hrithik Roshan's 'Kaabil' on January 25.