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Sans alcohol success party for Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees

The team of Raees will celebrate the movie's success with a party sans alcohol. Ironically enough in the film Shah Rukh Khan played a bootlegger who has liquor prohibition as the backdrop.

By: IANS | Mumbai |
January 29, 2017 1:34:23 pm
shah rukh khan, raees, shahrukh khan, shahrukh raees, shah rukh khan raees, raees success party, raees success Shah Rukh Khan and Raees team to have a success bash on January 30 without alcohol. 

The team of Raees — which features Shah Rukh Khan as a bootlegger and has liquor prohibition as the backdrop — will ironically celebrate the movie’s success with a party sans alcohol.

To celebrate the occasion, the film’s team, along with Shah Rukh, will gather on Monday in Mumbai. It being January 30 — Martyr’s Day that marks Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination — it also happens to be a dry day, said a source close to the filmmakers.


Producer Ritesh Sidhwani of Excel Entertainment said in a statement: “The entire team is very happy with the critical acclaim and audience reaction to the film. It has been a perfect combination. It seems that all efforts have come to fruition.”

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“Hence, we want to celebrate this occasion with everyone who has been part of this journey.” Raees has received a promising response due to the performances of actors, hard-hitting dialogues, and foot-tapping music.

Also read | Raees box office collection day 3: Shah Rukh Khan film collects Rs 59.83 crore

Even Shah Rukh’s return to the celluloid in an intense avatar is being hailed. The box office reception is also positive, with the film already having crossed the Rs 60-crore mark in three days. According to trade pundits, an early Rs 100-crore mark is expected during the extended weekend.

Raees is based on the life of a bootlegger in 1980’s Gujarat. The film is co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment. The film also stars Mahira Khan, Zeeshan Ayyub, Atul Kulkarni and Sheeba Chadda.

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