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Raid (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 16 March 2018 (India)
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A fearless income tax officer raids the mansion of the most powerful man in Lucknow after someone mysteriously draws his attention towards the evidence.

Director:

Raj Kumar Gupta

Writer:

Ritesh Shah
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ajay Devgn ... Amay Patnaik
Saurabh Shukla ... Rameshwar Singh 'Tauji'
Ileana D'Cruz ... Malini Patnaik
Amit Sial ... Lallan Sudheer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amit Bimrot Amit Bimrot ... Satish Mishra
Sheeba Chaddha ... Prabha
Devas Dixit Devas Dixit ... Shashi Singh
Gayathri Iyer Gayathri Iyer ... Mukta
Pushpa Joshi Pushpa Joshi ... Amma
Ravi Khanvilkar Ravi Khanvilkar
Ashwani Kumar Ashwani Kumar ... Informer
Neelabh Pandey Neelabh Pandey ... Driver of Amey
Sulagna Panigrahi Sulagna Panigrahi ... Tara
Ajay Singh Ajay Singh ... I.T. Team Member
Uday Vir Singh Uday Vir Singh ... Shyam Bihari Lal' Director General of Income Tax (Investigation and Intelligence)
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Storyline

Set in the 80s in Uttar Pradesh, India, Raid is based on the true story of one of the most high profile raids the country has ever known. Amay Patnaik (Ajay Devgn), an upright and no-nonsense Income Tax officer has already been transferred 49 times in the past seven years owing to his idealistic and courageous disposition to uncover tax frauds, hitting hard the pockets of many a big shot. When Patnaik is assigned the case of Tauji, a highly influential and feared man in Uttar Pradesh, little does he know that his unerring determination to bring Tauji to justice would culminate in the longest and most challenging raid of his career as also the history of the Income Tax Department of India. Would Amay succeed in the face of an increasingly stubborn and belligerent Tauji forms the crux of the story. Written by Indian Gurg

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Heroes don't always come in uniform


Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Рейд See more »

Filming Locations:

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$423,817, 18 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,010,385, 1 April 2018
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Trivia

Mehboob Khan's grandson Aslam Khan had launched a film titled "Raid" in 1982. The film starred Raaj Kumar and got shelved. See more »

Quotes

Amay Patnaik: I am not scared of anyone. I have the courage to knock on anyone's doors.
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Crazy Credits

The title card of the film is shown in Hindi, English and Urdu, together in one frame. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was originally certified UA with a running time of 128 minutes. Later, a few voluntary alterations of 6.26 minutes were made without the rating being changed. The alterations included deletion of some scenes, after which the duration was recorded to be 121.37 minutes or 122 minutes. See more »

Soundtracks

Nit Khair Manga
Music by Tanishk Bagchi
Lyrics by Manoj Muntashir
Performed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
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A captivating crime thriller with enuff tension n suspense. Devgan was terrific n so were the dialogues.
20 March 2018 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Saw this in a theatre. The plot is about an honest n brave income tax officer who conducts a raid at a very powerful man's house. As a fan of Devgan, i went to see this without watching the trailer or reading any reviews. It is a very mesmerizing film with solid tension n suspense throughout. Apart from awesome acting by Devgan n Shukla, the best part was the editing. U dont feel bore for even a sec. The climax reminded me of a zombie film where hordes of angry mob have surrounded people who are inside a house n anytime the mob can barge into. The background song during the climax was good too n so was the mild twist. Two things bothered me, first the romantic song n second, during the end scene it takes the mob a helluva time to break n barge into the room even after the door being wooden n glass one whereas....... Still i loved the film n Devgan was terrific. His HMT watch was awesome.


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