Raees is an Action, Drama, Crime movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub. Raees is directed by Rahul Dholakia, released on 25, Jan, 2017. Set in the early ’80s and ’90s in Gujarat, India, ‘Raees’ is a fictitious story of a crime lord named Raees, who builds an entire empire from scratch, and a police officer who is determined to bring him down.