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Post January, SRK won't be Raees anymore: Movie releases on Eid

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 8:53 IST

Director Rahul Dholkia's Raees has been generating ample buzz ever since its announcement. Audiences seem to be excited to see Shah Rukh Khan playing a negative role.

Khan will start shooting for the last and final schedule of Raees from December this year, which will go on till January 2016. For the final schedule, SRK will be accompanied by actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mohammed Zeshaan.

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The film will go head to head with Salman Khan's Sultan, both of which are slated to release on Eid 2016. The makers of Raees have already released a hard hitting teaser to keep audiences hooked.

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In Raees, Shah Rukh Khan will play a bootlegger from Gujarat. Khan's character is rumoured to be inspired by underworld don Abdul Latif. Nawazuddin Siddiqui will play the cop who is out to nab Khan.

First published: 15 November 2015, 2:13 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.