Ajay Devgn is all set to play a tough Income Tax Officer from Uttar Pradesh in his upcoming film Raid. The action thriller film will be directed by Rajkumar Gupta who has earlier helmed No One Killed Jessica and Ghanchakkar.
The film is set in the 1980s Uttar Pradesh and will be produced by Bhushan Kumar and Kumar Mangat. Written by Ritesh Shah who also has super-hits like Pink and Airlift to his name, Raid is scheduled to release on April 20, 2018.
Talking about the film, director Raj Kumar Gupta says, “RAID is a story that needs to be told on the big screen. I am looking forward to my collaboration with Ajay sir, Bhushanji, Kumarji and Abhishek on this film.”
Producer Bhushan Kumar says, “Ajay Devgn is a great actor. We have produced Baadshaho and are now happy to be also producing Raid. Raid is a content driven film and we are excited to produce it.”
Abhishek Pathak says, “As producers, we are always on the lookout for exciting material and it all starts there and with RAID it is a continuation of our thought-process of backing films with content like Special Chabbis and Drishyam which we produced and Rustom which we acquired for all India distribution. We are looking forward to our association with Raj Kumar Gupta on this film.”
Currently, Ajay Devgn is gearing up for Baadshaho which also stars Emraan Hashmi and Ileana D’Cruz.