Raees is the Upcoming Bollywood Movie Directed by Rahul Dholakia and Produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani, and Farhan Akhtar. The Film is going to release on 25th Jan 2017. All the details about Raees Wiki are available here.

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As per the reports, the film is based on the life of Criminal Abdul Latif, yet the filmmakers deny that by saying, “The Story of the Film is a Pure Work of Fiction, not based on any person, living or dead.”

Raees Main Star Cast

  1. Shah Rukh Khan as Raees Alam
  2. Mahira Khan as Mohsina
  3. Nawazuddin Siddiqui as ACP Majumdar
  4. Sunny Leone (Guest Appearance for the song “Laila Main Laila”)

Raees Filming

The Shooting of the Film started in April 2015 at Mumbai. All the sets were redesigned to give represent as Ahmedabad Slums. While the Last Shot of the Movie was done in January and February 2016 in Bhuj Despite of various Disputes also.

Release Issue

Raees was going to Release on Eid, 6 July 2016. Later on, it was Postponed avoid a clash with Salman khan’s movie Sultan. The Movie was going to release on January 26, 2017. But now, the movie is releasing with Hrithik Roshan’s Movie Kaabil.

Raees Songs

1. Laila Main Laila
2. Zaalima
3. Udi Udi Jaye(To be Released Soon)

Laila Main Laila Song is Sung by Pavni Pandey. Sunny Leone has made a Special Appearance for this song. While, Zaalima is a Romantic Song Features Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan sung by Arijit Singh and Harshdeep Kaur. Till now, only two songs of the movie are released. Udi Udi Jaye is sung by Sukhwinder Singh, Bhoomi Trivedi, and Karsan Sagathia. Rest of the Raees songs will be released soon.

Raees Controversy

There was a Clearance Issue by Archeological Survey of India for shooting Film at Ancient Mosque and Tomb Complex, Sarkhej Roza, Ahmedabad. One of the Controversy was raised by Abdul Latif’s Son, why the movie is being made on his Father’s Life.

Later on, after Uri Attack in 2016, Maharashtra Shiv Sena and Indian Motion Pictures Produces Association banned all the movies which feature Pakistani Actors due to reason that Actors were not actively condemning Terrorism. Raees Film also cast one Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan. MNS has then Lifted the Ban on Conditions such as Producers should not Cast any Pakistani Actor in Future and they have to Pay Rs 5 Crore to Indian Army as Penalty. Indian Army Rejected the Offer of Money by saying that Sacrifices should not be Politicized. Later on, this ban was also lifted.

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