Ajay Devgn is back on the silver screen with a bang after "Golmaal Again." After a sequence of fun and comedy in the "Golmaal" series, he is back with something serious. Ajay Devgn and lleana D' Cruze are together once again after "Baadshaho." "Raid" is a crime drama which casts Ajay Devgn, IIeana D' Cruz and Sourabh Shukla in the lead roles. The movie hit the theatres on 16th March in 3,400 theatres across India and 369 screens overseas. The movie is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta and his team. The film is inspired by a true event which took place in the year 1981.

Ajay Devgn starter has grabbed the audience attention and the movie has been directed keeping in mind the current scenario in the country.

The film is based on the income tax commissioner Sharada Prashad Pandey, from Lucknow who conducted a raid on the house of Sardar Inder Singh and recovered Rs 1.60 crore in cash and gold. This was one of the longest raid in the history of income tax which lasted for 18 hours.

The reviews of film critics

As the film released on 16th March there is no big release for many days. The film critics are expecting that the movie will make a good business on the box office. Based on the plot of the movie, the film has received a rating of 3.5 out of 4. Once you get into the theatres and start watching the crime drama it will keep you stuck to your seats till the climax of the movie.

The gripping script, realistic, and punchy dialogues are going to give you a good dose of entertainment. The main attraction of the movie is audience will get to know how an income tax raid is conducted and what protocols are followed during the raid. The director, Raj Kumar Gupta, has done a wonderful job. When you watch the movie you will remember another flick, "Special 26," which was directed by Neeraj Pandey.

The film was based on the raids conducted by CBI on the house of reputed politicians and businessman. Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher were in the film in a lead role.

Star cast does justice to their role

The captain of the ship, Raj Kumar Gupta, has a done a brilliant job. He has really worked hard on the story plot of the movie and as the movie is based on Lucknow it has a flavour of Lucknow.

The local artist, Amit Sial and Ileana D‘Cruz, along with the actress who plays Ammaji, played their roles to the hilt. The unpredictable and gripping climax wowed people. Saurabh Shukla has done justice to the role of Tauji who is the center character of the movie.