Raees HD Hindi movie 2017
Set in the early ’80s and ’90s in Gujarat, India, ‘Raees’ is a fictitious story of a crime lord named Raees, who builds an entire empire from scratch, and a police officer who is determined to bring him down.
The film begins in the mid-1960s and ends in 1991 (as evident with a newspaper date in the film). Raees (Shah Rukh Khan) lives in Fatehpur, Gujarat, a state where alcohol prohibition is in force, and gets involved in illegal liquor trade at a very young age. Along with Sadiq (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub), he works for a gangster Jairaj (Atul Kulkarni), who smuggles alcohol illegally by bribing the police. Raees lives by the philosophy of his mother (Sheeba Chaddha): every occupation is good, and no religion is greater than any occupation as long as it does not cause any harm to anyone. Raees decides to part ways with Jairaj and starts operating on his own. He meets Musabhai (Narendra Jha) in Mumbai, and with his help, he starts his bootlegging business. Meanwhile, an honest police officer of the IPS cadre, J. A. Majmudar (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) gets transferred to Fatehpur and starts a major crackdown on alcohol dealers.
Gujarat’s Chief Minister and Pashabhai, a shrewd politician who supports Raees for liquor and money. With his money, intelligence and tact, Raees consistently find ways to avert Majmudar and continues on with his trade. He also assists his community by offering employment to women to sew cloth bags, which he uses to smuggle alcohol and get them delivered to homes. In the meantime, Raees marries Aasiya (Mahira Khan). Due to his differences with Raees, Jairaj tries to get him killed but Raees survives and kills Jairaj.
Raees and Aasiya have a baby son named Faizan. Raees invites CM, Pashabhai and many others to celebrate with him. Raees is then offered a project by the CM to eliminate the illegal occupants at a plot of land and construct a housing project. Raees manages to get Majmudar transferred to control room department.
Original title रईस
TMDb Rating 6.5 100 votes