Raees (Rapid Eye Special)
Category: Feature Films | Duration: 142 min | Language: Hindi with German ST
At the centre of this action thriller set in 1980 is the clever alcohol smuggler Raees, making money from then ban on alcohol and narcotics in the Indian state of Gujarat. Raees works for the gangster Jairaj and is not afraid to bribe the police.
Despite earning his money through illegal practice, Raees lives according to his mother’s philosophy, in that every job is a good job - as long as you’re doing no harm to anybody.
One day Raees decides to break away from Jairaj and start up his own business much to Jairal’s displeasure. He also gets caught up with policemen who are not so quick to take a bribe.
Raees quickly has several people breathing down his neck and have resolved to punish him. However the wacky crooks always seem to be one step ahead of those out to get him and manage to stay out of harm’s way.
Shah Rukh Khan