Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' to get a sequel?

'Raees' has also been named 2017's most pirated Bollywood film. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Jan 18, 2018, 02.44 PM (IST)

2017 was one of the most unsuccessful year for Bollywood, however, Shah Rukh Khan's "Raees" continued to rake in good numbers even in a slump. 

For all those fans of Shah Rukh Khan who loved his portrayal of 'Miyan Bhai' in the movie "Raees", have something to rejoice. 

In a Twitter conversation on January 17, director Rahul Dholakia, Ritesh Sidhwani seemed to have confirmed a sequel to the movie.  

Dholakia tweeted, "#Raees most Pirated film of 2017. Now how does one react to this? @ritesh_sid, to which, Sidhwani replied, "Look at the brighter side the audience we have for the sequel #RaeesReturns."

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Meanwhile, here is the list of Bollywood’s top 10 pirated movies in 2017 (compiled by Germany based company TECXIPIO GmbH) along with the number of file sharers in the year:

"Raees" (6,187,379)
"Kaabil" (5,263,526)
"Jolly LLB" (4,435,585)
"Toilet - Ek Prem Katha" (4,270,529)
"Half Girlfriend" (4,210,243)
"Badrinath Ki Dulhania" (4,022,014)
"Golmaal Again" (3,832,369)
"Ok Jaanu" (3,657,327)
"The Ghazi Attack" (3,429,706)
"Judwaa 2" (3,398,929)

Currently, the King of Bollywood is busy with Aanand L Rai's next, 'Zero', where he will star opposite Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif.

In the movie, the 52-year-old actor will be seen playing a double role, one of which will be that of a dwarf. The trailer was launched earlier this month.