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Bollywood | Action | Crime | Drama | Suspense and Thriller |

Hindi | 2 hr 23 min | Release Date Jan 25, 2017

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About Raees

The story begins in the mid-1960s and concludes in 1991. (as evident with a newspaper date in the film). Raees (Shah Rukh Khan) grows up in Fatehpur, Gujarat, a state where alcohol is outlawed, and becomes involved in the illegal booze trade at a young age. He works for a mobster, Jairaj (Atul Kulkarni). 

In Mumbai, he meets Musabhai (Narendra Jha) and begins his bootlegging operation with his assistance. Meanwhile, an honest cop, Inspector J. A. Majmudar (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), is transferred to Fatehpur and begins a huge crackdown on alcoholic beverage traffickers.

Meanwhile, Raees marries Aasiya (Mahira Khan). Jairaj tries to have Raees killed because of their differences, but Raees survives and murders Jairaj. Raees is successful in getting Majmudar transferred to the control room section. However, the tables are turned when Majmudar begins listening in on Raees' phone chats. Meanwhile, Majmudar is returned to Fatehpur. 

Musabhai offers Raees money in exchange for a gold smuggling operation. North India has been rocked by a series of bomb blasts. Police investigations led them to Raees, whose smuggled gold contained RDX. Majmudar takes him to a remote location and shoots him. Raees recalls his mother's teachings, his struggle in the liquor trade, and recollections with Aasiya in a flashback.

Raees was released on Jan 24, 2017 and was directed by Rahul Dholakia .This movie is 2 hr 23 min in duration and is available in Hindi language. Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram and Yug are playing as the star cast in this movie. You can watch the movie online on Netflix, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform. Raees scores a 6.6 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a good movie to watch in the Bollywood, Action, Crime and Drama genres.

Promotion and Interview Videos

BANNED Raees Actress Mahira Khan's LIVE Chat From PAKISTAN With SRK,Nawazuddin - YouTube
  • Raees Trailer 2016 Launch | Shahrukh Khan , Nawazuddin Siddiqui - YouTube

  • Raees Success Party | Shahrukh Khan celebrates with Sunny Leone - YouTube

  • Raees Official Trailer 2016 | Launch | Shah Rukh Khan | Nawazuddin Siddiqui | EVENT UNCUT - YouTube

Popular Dialogues

  • 1.Joh dhande ke liye sahi woh sahi ... joh dhande ke liye galat woh galat ... isse zyada kabhi socha nahi

  • 2.Koi dhanda chota nahi hota aur dhande se bada koi dharam nahi hota

  • 3.Baniye ka dimaag ... miya bhai ki daring

  • 4.Gujarat ki hawa mein vyapar hai saheb ... meri saans toh rok loge ... lekin is hawa ko kaise rokoge

  • 5.(Aaj kal din ache chal rahe hai tere) ... Din aur raat logon ke hote honge ... sheron ka zamana hota hai

  • 6.Raees ka aur mera rishta bada ajeeb hai ... paas reh nahi sakta aur saala door jaane nahi deta

  • 7.Ek din naak mein nakel daalke kheench ke leke jaaunga tujhe main yahan se

Movie Awards and Nomination

  • Filmfare Awards (2018)
  • Filmfare Award [Nominee] Best Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
  • Filmfare Award [Nominee] Best Playback Singer - Male; Arijit Singh
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Production Design: Anita Rajgopalan Lata,Donald Reagen Gracy
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Sound Design: Baylon Fonseca,Dhiman Karmakar
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Action: Ravi Varma
  • Indian Recording Arts Awards (2018)
  • Indian Recording Arts Award [Winner] FILM MIXING - HINDI: Anuj Mathur,Sam K. Paul
  • Indian Recording Arts Award [Winner] Best Sound Recording: Baylon Fonseca
  • Screen Awards, IN (2018)
  • Screen Award [Winner] Best Playback Singer - Male; Arijit Singh For Jagga Jasoos
  • Screen Award [Nominee] Best Film
  • Screen Award [Nominee] Best Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
  • Screen Award [Nominee] Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Zee Cine Awards (2018)
  • Jury's Choice Award [Winner] Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya
  • Jury's Choice Award [Nominee] Best Music: Ram Sampath,Jam8,Kalyanji,Deepak Anandji
  • Jury's Choice Award [Nominee] Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Action:Ravi Varma
  • Technical Award [Nominee] Best Production Design: Donald Reagen Gracy,Anita Rajgopalan Lata
  • Viewers' Choice Award [Nominee] Best Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
  • Viewers' Choice Award [Nominee] Best Song of the Year:Amitabh Bhattacharya
  • Viewers' Choice Award [Nominee] Best Song of the Year:Javed Akhtar,Kalyanji Veerji Shah,Anandji Veerji Shah,Sampath Ram


1. Rumored to be inspired by the life of Gujarat-based gangster, Abdul Latif.
2. After Farhan Akhtar opted out of the film, he approached Fardeen Khan to sign the film. Fardeen declined the role as he said he was taking a break from acting and would only return in home production. That is when Nawazuddin was signed.
3. Debut Hindi film of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan.
4. The spectacles Shahrukh wears throughout the movie are the actual ones that he uses for reading.
5. The film held speculations about being a biopic of Abdul Latif but the director revealed later that it was a completely fictional work.
6. This is the fourth instance where Sunny Leone plays a character called Laila.
7. Raees was said to be based on criminal Abdul Latif's life.
  • Budget

    90 Crores

  • Box office collection

    304 Crores

  • Filming Location


  • Satellites Rights

    Zee Network

  • Production Details

    Excel Entertainment , Red Chillies Entertainment

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Raees FAQ's

The release date of Raees is Jan 25, 2017.

Raees scores a 6.48 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a good movie to watch.

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The star cast of Raees are : Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sheeba Chaddha, Narendra Jha, Uday Tikekar, Anil Mange, Sunny Leone, Jaideep Ahlawat and Atul Kulkarni.

Raees is directed by Rahul Dholakia.

You can watch Raees online on Netflix.

This movie is available in Hindi language.

This movie is available in Bollywood, Action, Crime, Drama and Suspense and Thriller genres.