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Raees (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 January 2017 (USA)
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A bootlegger sets out to improve his community as a promising leader but falls in a political trap.

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Rahul Dholakia
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raj Arjun ... Ilyas
Shubham Chintamani Shubham Chintamani ... Young Raees
Shubham Tukaram Shubham Tukaram ... Young Sadiq
Yug Yug ... Young Taufiq (as Yug - Dhai Akshar NGO)
Sagar Sagar ... Young Kalupor (as Sagar - Dhai Akshar NGO)
Sheeba Chaddha ... Raees's Mother
Loveleen Mishra ... Ratna Madam
Utkarsh Mazumdar Utkarsh Mazumdar ... Dr. Sajanwala
Prasoon Narayan Prasoon Narayan ... Constable (Gandhi Ashram)
Avinash Razdan Avinash Razdan ... King George (Compounder)
Nishad Raj Rana Nishad Raj Rana ... Officer (Ilyas's Raid)
Ashok Ashok ... Constable (Ilyas's Raid)
Atul Kulkarni ... Jairaj
Mahendra Shrivas Mahendra Shrivas ... Chandu
Nalneesh Nalneesh ... Lalji
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Storyline

The film is set in the early 80's and 90's in Gujarat. The fictitious story of a man who builds an empire in the state of Gujarat, the only state that still follows prohibition. It's a story about his rise and his relationships, which help him become the single most powerful man in the state. Written by RedChillies

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Baniye ka dimaag aur Miyanbhai ki daring.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Sunny Leone had danced on another item number named "Laila" in "Shootout at Wadala" (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Jairaj's hit man tries to kill Raees from rooftop Raees wasn't wearing his spectacles glasses. Without his glasses it should be impossible to spot the hit man and throw something to disarm the hit man. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Singapore, the film was originally classified NC16 uncut by the BFC for scenes of 'Violence'. The company then opted to remove stronger elements from the film in order to obtain a PG13 rating (which allows viewers under 13 to attend with adult supervision). The film was later released fully uncut on DVD/Video with an NC16 rating. See more »

Connections

References Qurbani (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Zaalima
Lyrics written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music composed by JAM8
Sung by Arijit Singh,Harshdeep Kaur
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Raees is an INTENSE, HONEST Don's saga
25 January 2017 | by hymavatithegoodSee all my reviews

The crime don Raees makes us believe he is just not SRK at all. He is absolutely convincing in what ever character he plays always. Each frame makes us flatter to Mr.khan's hotness in Raees. Raees is dark, yet extremely honest and very lovable. Kudos to such a committed actor in these times!!! what more to say,,very proud to b his FAN. darling Nawazuddin Siddiqui,, what an entry..he has beaten everyone wow. a Mr.perfect cop with no support but great will at heart,too great!! yes, v can give it "in writing" to you sire, totally impossible to take eyes off from Mr. Majumdar. Sheeba Chadda as Raees's mom is absolutely fantastic; Mahira khan, Zeeshan Ayyub, Atul Kulkarni added a good support. The poor screenplay is the major drawback of #raees wish it were more crisp so that the movie would be even more gripping :( The background score is all lovely; songs were good, could have been even more better for the commercial movie lovers ;) its -> DANDHA vs DHOKA ? SRK vs NAWAZ ?? catch their tight fight !! #undoubtedlybrightestperformances


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,798,379, 29 January 2017

Gross USA:

$3,262,954

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,428,190
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DTS | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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