Raees Movie Review: Story, Star Cast, Trailer, Release Date


Raees (means a person who has rich in status) is an upcoming Indian movie of 2016 which is including in the category of action & adventure, it is directed by Rahul Dholakia and this film is produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the supervision of their banners Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment.

In Raees movie the time period shows belongs to 1980s Gujarat, in film it presents the story of an unkind and cunning bootlegger this role is performed by Shah Rukh Khan. His business is extremely confronted and ultimately frustrated by a harsh cop Ghulam Patel. The role of cop is performed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The story of this movie evaluates the prevention of alcohol, prostitution and illegitimate drugs in Gujarat.

The story of Raees inspired in fact by a real story a true story grounded on Abdul Latif life.This action movie is set in 1980s Gujarat, which expresses the story of a bootlegger and the business of this bootlegger is upset by a rough copper. 
Actually the story of the film is constructed on the prevention in Gujarat however will mostly be recorded on an expansive set in Mumbai in place of Ahmedabad. The movie Raees has been started in April 2015 and recorded in Mumbai and sets of this upcoming movie were re-considered to represent Ahmedabad slums or shantytowns.Sunny Leone has been linked in this movie for a special song in the film.

From the former few years it is also considered that the mega star ShahRukh Khan usually released his movies on the day nearby Ramzan-Eid and his film has received a great success on the box-office and broken all the previous records.  So with this aspect he again hopes he that this Ramzan-Eid Raees will rock the box-office and definitely it will get a big profit relatively than Sultan and Dangal.

Mahira khan a stunning and talented Pakistani actress, we had just a  clue about her character that  it was create a mystery about her role, that in Raees Mahira  will be performing a Muslim girl on the other hand her look from the movie was not discuss openly meanwhile long, Mahira’s character was totally keep secret from the start of movie but now the wait is lastly come to end as, in one of the photograph concern to movie Mahira is dressed in a dark red shade outfit and looks as attractive as at all times. It possibly will be true that the photograph was taken whereas the twosome was recording for their marriage ceremony scene.


The action and thrill movie Raees is based on true story on the life of Abdul Latif life. This mega star movie is set in 1980s Gujarat. The film appraises the ban of alcohol, prostitution and illegitimate drugs in Gujarat.


Release Date:

Raees is coming in the cinema on 3 July, 2016 on Eid.

Cast & Crew:

Director :

Rahul Dholakia

Producer :

Farhan Akhtar

Ritesh Sidhwani


Shah Rukh Khan

Mahira Khan

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

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