First look poster of Shahrukh Khan starrer movie Raees launched with tagline ” Baniye ka Dimag aur Miyanbhai ki Daring.” Shahrukh is sitting in a chair bespectacled and beard, behind him are boxes of alcohol.
The movie is directed by Rahul Dholakia under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The movie is set in 1980’s Gujarat. Shahrukh Khan plays the character of Raees Alam, Mahira Khan as Mohsina, Nawazuddin Siddiqui as ACP Ghulam Patel.
The story revolver around a bootlegger Raees Alam and and a tough policeman ACP Ghulam Patel. The film initial release date was EID 2016, but it clashed with the release of Salman Khan starrer “Sultan.” Finally the movie is now releasing on 26 January 2017.
The movie introduces Mahira Khan who is a Pakistani actress making her bollywood debut opposite Shahrukh Khan.