Raees was said to be based on criminal Abdul Latif's life, though the filmmakers deny this, saying "The story of the film is a pure work of fiction, not based on any person; living or dead.
Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Raees’ has been in the news for having Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in the lead role.
After the Uri attacks, Pakistani artistes have been banned in India, and that’s why the actress won’t be promoting the film.
After facing many issues, Raees going to release in theater on 25 January 2017.
Few days ago, SRK had also met MNS chief Raj Thackery to ensure that Mahira won’t come to India to promote the film.
But the problem’s are not over there, the film is still facing issues in some parts of the country
Well, film exhibitor, Akshaye Rathi took to Twitter to share a letter in which a political party has told them to ban the release ‘Raees’ in Chhattisgarh.