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Shah Rukh Khan Shares Raees New Poster. Can't. Keep. Calm

Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees tracks the story of the liquor baron's journey from a smuggler to a powerful politician. Raees also stars Pakistani actress Mahira Khan

  | December 07, 2016 16:02 IST (New Delhi)
Raees

Shah Rukh Khan in a poster of Raees

Highlights

  • Raees hits screens on the Republic Day weekend
  • The film stars Shah Rukh a liquor baron Raees
  • Mahira Khan makes her Bollywood debut with Raees
Folks, hold your breath for Shah Rukh Khan has just released a new poster of his upcoming film Raees. We are expecting, as promised by Shah Rukh, the trailer of Raees to hit social media sometime on Wednesday. In the film, Shah Rukh Khan stars as liquor bootlegger - Raees Alam Khan - based out of Gujarat. Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees tracks the story of the liquor baron's journey from a smuggler to a powerful politician. Raees also stars Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and is arriving at the theatres during the Republic Day weekend. Actress Sunny Leone is also part of a special song sequence in the film. "Aaj Raees ka naya poster dekho...kal trailer dekhne ko milega," wrote Shah Rukh Khan when he tweeted the new poster.
Now, Raees Alam Khan ka time shuru:
 
Nawazuddin Siddiqui features as Raees' nemesis, the cop who hunts down the bootlegger.
Shah Rukh also shared best wishes for Team Raees:
 
There continues to be much excitement about the trailer of the film as "#RaeesTrailerTomorrow" trended almost all of Tuesday on Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan, fans are 'insanely' waiting:
 
 
 
Shah Rukh Khan stepped up to share updates about Raees:
 
 
 
Meanwhile, the first posters of Shah Rukh's film were released in July last year and the Internet just could not handle it:
 
 
Shah Rukh Khan's Raees recently avoided (sort of) a box-office clash with Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil, which now has been rescheduled to hit screens on January 25. Raees is scheduled for January 26.
Mahira Khan makes her Bollywood debut with Raees, in which her character is named Mohsina. Talking about making her Bollywood debut with a Shah Rukh Khan-film, Mahira said that her mother refused to believe her and broke down crying.
 

 
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