Director: Rahul Dholakia
Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Raees Alam (Shah Rukh Khan) is a criminal and a bootlegger based in Fatehpur, Gujarat.
- Raees emerges as a king of illegal liquor business, but his love for crime gets him into mudslinging battle, first with his master (Atul Kulkarni), and later with ACP Majumdar (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).
- With his best friend (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub) and his wife (Mahira Khan), fearless Raees builds his own empire in Fatehpur.
- Raees brings you back in the era of ‘70s where the gangster earns power and money through illegal means.
- The first half of the film is power-packed with Shah Rukh Khan’s action and his face-off scenes with Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
- While Shah Rukh Khan steals the show with his “action” avatar, Nawazuddin amazes with his classic one-liners.
- The electrifying background music and cinematography make the film “outstanding”.
- Rahul Dholakia fails to make the narrative engaging and witty.
- The chemistry between SRK and Mahira turns out stale and masala-less.
- Atul Kulkarni’s character is wasted.
Go watch-out for Shah Rukh Khan’s and Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s JUGALBANDI!