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Raees is an upcoming 2017 Indian action film. Directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Gauri Khan, Farhan Akhtar, and Ritesh Sidhwani. Under the banners of Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment. In Leading Role Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Raees Flim which is based on the life of criminal Abdul Latif.The Flim is scheduled to be released on 26 January 2017.



1. Shah Rukh Khan as Raees Alam
2. Nawazuddin Siddiqui as ACP Ghulam Patel
3. Mahira Khan as Mohsina
4. Sunny Leone as Guest appearance

Story Plot of the Movie

Raees is an Action Thriller Drama film, where the story of the film is set in Gujarat. It is relevant to political background. The film story is based on the Prohibition in Gujarat but will be shot on a sprawling set in Mumbai, not in the Ahmedabad. The shooting is not done in Gujarat as such given the bitter aftermath Rahul Dholakia previous movie which based on 2002 communal riots received in the state.

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Shahrukh Khan is playing the role of a bootlegger, while Farhan Akhtar plays the role of a police officer in the film. It is the first time for Shahrukh Khan and Farhan Akhtar to share the screen space. Earlier both had worked together in movie Don and Don 2, but the difference is that in the two blockbusters had Farhan behind the camera while Raees he will share screen space with the noted actor. Pakistani actress Mahira Khan plays the leading female role. That will mark the debut of the Pakistani actress in Bollywood.


Filming and development

The shooting of the film started in April 2015. The film has shooted in Mumbai and sets is re-designed to depict Ahmedabad slums. The last schedule of the movie shoted in Gujarat in January 2016. The film shooted in Ahmedabad and Bhuj in January – February 2016.

There is a clearance issue by Archaeological Survey of India for shooting at Ahmedabad at the ancient mosque and tomb complex, Sarkhej Roza. Some scenes are shot in Mumbai. In March 2016, a legal notice sent by an alleged gangster Abdul Latif son, Mustak, asking how or why a film on his father life is being created.

Poster & Trailer


The poster is sure to get people interested. It shows the bespectacled and bearded sitting in front of boxes of alcohol. SRK expression and body language in the poster make it an absolute treat.
The teaser starts off with an interesting note with liquor bottles rolling on the road. Reminding a bit of SRK Devdas. Soon, Shah Rukh chilling narration kicks in as he tells his story of rising from a bootlegger to a dreaded don. Shah Rukh Khan’s raw charisma takes center stage here as his majestic walk with the stick in his hand, emerging from the riots is just breath taking.