Critics Review


A Harmless Overdose of "Immandari" & all that Jazz

There are some interesting, well drawn moments backed with some simple yet effective dialogues which draw the audience attention. Considering that the major part of this 128 minutes long film revolves around the raid, it is to Raj Kumar Gupta�s credit that he manages to hold our attention for a considerable part of the film. (more)

Source: Sethumadhavan, MovieCrow


Raid is an engrossing film in a commercial format. There are songs, there are twists, there's an abundance of thrills.

Raid is a film that caters to public sentiment against black money and corruption. All in all, this one's right on the money.(more)

Source: Rachit Gupta, Times Of India


A Break-In You Won't Mind To Be A Part Of, Thanks To Ajay Devgn & Saurabh Shukla

All said and done, watch this for an entertaining story, edge of the seat kinda narration and first=class performances by Ajay Devgn & Saurabh Shukla. A Raid you'll not mind being a part of!(more)

Source: Umesh Punwani, Koimoi


Director Raj Kumar Gupta mounts the film well and has made sure that the audience's attention is not diverted from the main topic: Raid

RAID is a realistic and hard-hitting thriller that keeps you hooked right till the end. A film that is sure to win accolades as well as positive word of mouth. This twisty tale is definitely a must watch movie this weekend.(more)

Source: Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama


Ajay Devgn and Saurabh Shukla's face-off is worth watching

Raid is a clear winner. A seat edge drama with brilliant dialogues makes it a praiseworthy film.(more)

Source: ROHIT BHATNAGAR, Deccan Chronicle


Ajay Devgn-Ileana D'Cruz's film is all the inspiration you need to file your Income Tax returns on time

Raid is a decent watch, even otherwise. However, don't expect it to bowl you over.(more)

Source: Ankita Chaurasia, Bollywood Life


Ajay Devgn's brooding intensity, Raj Kumar Gupta's gripping direction add up to a winner

This is not the kind of fare you might expect to set your pulses racing, but that is precisely what Raid achieves in its closing scenes. Raid is not regular Bollywood. What it is though is thoroughly entertaining.(more)

Source: Anna MM Vetticad,


The Ajay Devgn starrer is overlong and tepid

Raid had potential, but it comes off overlong and tepid. And where is the city of Lucknow? What we get is same-old flashes of historic buildings in all their crumbling glory, as a backdrop to drab songs, but no sign of the vibrant, living culture of the place this film is supposedly set in.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express


Ajay Devgn's Brooding Presence Makes This Riveting Fare

Raid delivers riveting fare without resorting to too many standard Bollywood tics.(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies


Ajay Devgn is in top form, but the film is not thrilling enough

With a tighter editing, slightly less focus on the wannabe love story and a lesser dose of melodrama, Raid could have been a gripping thriller.(more)

Source: Sweta Kaushal , Hindustan Times


Ajay Devgn Starrer is Promising But Runs Out of Steam Before The Finish Line

In the end Raid left me very frustrated. It's promising and delivers many rousing moments, but it runs out of steam well before the finish line. I's going with two-and-a-half out of five.(more)

Source: Rajeev masand, News18


Devgn doesn't clobber a single soul in Raid

As disappointing that is, Raid does have its moments of compelling optimism and unexpected wit. It's also the most I've enjoyed watching Ajay Devgn in a while.(more)

Source: Sukanya Verma.,