This Eid, get ready to watch the King Khan’s blockbuster hit Raees as it makes its world television premiere on Sunday, 25th May at 12 Noon on Zee TV. Directed by Rahul Dholakia and starring the Badshah of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan in and as Raees, the film is set in the hinterlands of Gujarat and narrates the story of a clever bootlegger whose business is challenged by a tough cop.
The Film is a 2017 Indian action crime thriller film directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under their banners Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Raees was said to be based on criminal Abdul Latif’s life but, the filmmakers denied this, saying “The story of the film is a pure work of fiction, not based on any person; living or dead.” The film was released on 25 January 2017.
The film captures the journey of Raees who, as a child, learns the tricks of the liquor smuggling business and later decides to branch out on his own once he grows up. In an age-old war with the IPS officer Majmudar (Niwazudin Siddique), a dangerous cat-and-mouse chase starts when Majmudar gets transferred to same city as Raees. Intoxicated by success and power, Raees not only reaches unimaginable heights but is also drawn into dirty politics, earning him countless enemies. His final consignment turns out to be a betrayal by those closest to him. The movie is a star-studded extravaganza with Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles.
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