Taking to online platforms like Instagram and Twitter on Wednesday, the 50-year-old has shared an image in which he is looking sideways.

He captioned it: "Oily tanned scruffy and Kohl eyed. Raees shoot."

Oily tanned scruffy and Kohl eyed Raees shoot...

A photo posted by Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) on Mar 16, 2016 at 8:04am PDT

The Rahul Dholakia film is said to be based on the life of a city-based underworld don of the 1980s, Abdul Lateef Shaikh, who was killed in a shootout with police.

Also starring Nawazuddin Siddique and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, 'Raees' is expected to hit the screens on Eid this year.

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