Raid Movie Review
Raid: Ajay Devgn having sleepless nights due to soaring prices of cinema tickets
Releasing on 16th’ March 2018
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz, Saanand Verma and Saurabh Shukla
It is Ajay Devgn again and this time he’s essaying the role and responsibilities of an IT officer. It is first time that Ajay Devgn is putting on the shoes of an Income Tax officer. Earlier he wore cap of a daring police officer in Singham franchise. He’s also seen in comic roles on Bol Bachchan and the Golmaal series.
Ajay Devgn in Raid
Amay Patnaik is a no-nonsense IT officer responsible only for his department and the country. He’s on a mission that is to bring a powerful person down on his knees. The person is so powerful that he can even get Amay
Patnaik suspended from his post. But Amay refuses to budge under pressure and carries out the raid at the sprawling offices and bungalows of the person.
Saurabh Shukla in Raid
Amay Patnaik carries out raids at the mansions of Rameshwar Singh aka Rajaji played by the veteran actor Saurabh Shukla. He looks innocent as he believes that no one could ever harm his interests. His misunderstanding about his dictatorial powers leads him to do everything he finds good for his business. He amasses a huge wealth and then takes tough steps to protect his wealth.
Saurabh Shukla fits into the attire of Rajaji of Lucknow. His physique, dialect, facial features and everything makes him just perfect for the role of a bad politician. He is the best choice for this role and it can be said that it is due to him that Ajay Devgn shines in his new avatar of an IT officer.
True story of a Raid
Raid is based on a true story of 80’s. It was a high-profile raid conducted in the state capital of Uttar Pradesh. People read about this raid in newspapers and now they will see it happening on the silver screen.
Power packed movie
Raid is a movie packed with many power punches delivered by both the protagonist and the antagonist. The Hindi dialect of Lucknow makes the punches more powerful. Also, the movie is filled with stars including Ileana D’Cruz of Baadshaho, Saanand Verma, Gayathri Iyer (first Hindi movie) and Neelabh Pandey.
Raid First Look & Poster
The poster is captured only by Ajay Devgn. Sitting on a heap of currency, he looks intimidating. Lucknow is seen the background. The wealth is spread outside an old Mughal style building found in Lucknow. Also, there are more edifices of the by gone era in the backdrop. The name of movie is written with dark red color on top.
Why watch the movie?
Ajay Devgn has a large following on social media and in real life. His new avatar has already created a buzz among his fans and they are more than excited to see Ajay Devgn in Raid. Saurabh Shukla has also established himself as a versatile actor. It will really very interesting to see him in the role of a baddie from UP. An impressive star cast and powerful dialogues are other reasons for watching the movie.
- First movie of an IT officer and a raid
- Gayathri Iyer debut movie
- Second movie of Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’Cruz
- Raid is a real story