After capping off 2017 with the runaway success of his comic-caper ‘Golmaal Again’, superstar Ajay Devgn is all set to begin 2018 with his new film ‘Raid’. The latest we hear that the actor might launch the trailer of his hotly anticipated movie on 6th February. Though no official announcement has been made regarding the trailer launch, some sources reveal it is arriving on the aforementioned date.
Based in Uttar Pradesh, ‘Raid’ is set against the backdrop of the 1980s and revolves around a famous income tax raid in the state. The film sees Devgn in the role of an Income Tax Officer. Actress Ileana D’Cruze, who was last seen opposite Ajay in ‘Baadshaho’ (2017), plays the female lead in the movie. Saurabh Shukla and Gayatri Iyer form the supporting cast.
The film is written by Ritesh Shah of ‘Pink’ (2016) and ‘Airlift’ (2016) fame. It is being directed by Rajkumar Gupta who has previously helmed projects like ‘No One Killed Jessica’ (2011) and ‘Ghanchakkar’ (2013). Produced by Kumar Mangat and Bhushan Kumar, ‘Raid’ is scheduled to arrive in cinemas on 16th March 2018.
Apart from ‘Raid’, Ajay Devgn will also be seen in the upcoming comedy film ‘Total Dhamaal’. Directed by Indra Kumar, the multi-starrer film also stars Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Riteish Deshmukh, Javed Jaffrey and Arshad Warsi. The National Award winning is also doing a biopic called ‘Tanaaji’ along with an untitled film with seasoned actress Tabu.