Ajay Devgn will soon be seen playing a no-nonsense Income Tax officer in RAID. Set in Uttar Pradesh in the 80's, the film is based on real life events involving one of the most high profile income tax raids the country has ever known. Written by Ritesh Shah who has previously written PINK and AIRLIFT, RAID will be directed by Rajkumar Gupta who previously directed NO ONE KILLED JESSICA.
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 shared, ''Ajay Devgn is a great actor. We have produced BAADSHAHO and are now happy to be also producing RAID. It 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. We are looking forward to our association with Rajkumar Gupta on this film.''
A Gulshan Kumar presentation of a T Series and Panorama Studios production, RAID will be produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak. Shooting of the film will begin in September this year and the film will hit the silver screen on April 20 next year.