One line Review: The film depicts the journey of Raees from meagreness to wealth by indulging into an illegal alcohol business.
Positive Points: Shah Rukh Khan is seen performing some breath-taking action stunts and mouthing charming dialogues. SRK’s charm and performance is the soul of the film. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is his usual best. Raees is shot in a realistic setup and backdrop. ... full Raees Review
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Nihit Bhave (3.5/5)
Gear up for a throwback to the great Salim-Javed blockbusters of the Seventies, where the hero grows up mid-action, every second line is meant to show off the character's swagger, a Helen song (Sunny Leone here) breaks the tension and action sequences compel you to whistle. Carrying that legacy forward, is Raees. Shah Rukh Khan plays the titular character of a spectacled goon who hates being called "battery"; he starts from harmless Ponzi schemes but graduates to pre-planned rackets and becomes the top bootlegger of his town. More »