Raees is an upcoming Indian action thriller film directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under their banners Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan. Sunny Leone has been roped in for a special song in the film. Raees is scheduled to be released on 26 January 2017.
The film is set in 1980s Gujarat. It tells the story of the bootlegger Raees Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) whose business is highly challenged and eventually thwarted by a police officer (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).
The film is loosely based on the life of criminal Abdul Latif
Shah Rukh Khan as Raees Bhai
Nawazuddin Siddiqui as ACP Ghulam Patel
Mahira Khan as Aasiya Khan, Miyan Bhai’s wife
Sunny Leone – Special appearance in song “Laila O Laila”