Riteish Deshmukh to Play Antagonist in Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Raid 2'

Riteish Deshmukh has been cast as the antagonist in the upcoming movie "Raid 2" starring Ajay Devgn. Get the latest updates, news, and behind-the-scenes details about the highly anticipated sequel here.

By Ravindra
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Renowned Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh is all set to take on a new challenge in the upcoming film 'Raid 2.' Directed by Rajkumar Gupta and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak, and Krishan Kumar, this much-anticipated movie will showcase Deshmukh in a negative lead role. Known for his exceptional performances as an antagonist, Deshmukh will be pitted against Ajay Devgn, marking their first collaboration in a serious film. With the shooting already underway in Mumbai, 'Raid 2' promises to be an intense cinematic experience that will captivate audiences across the globe.

The Plot Unveiled

Set in the backdrop of Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, 'Raid 2' will continue the gripping story of its predecessor. The film revolves around the high-stakes world of law enforcement and the relentless pursuit of justice. Ajay Devgn reprises his role as an honest and fearless officer, while Riteish Deshmukh steps into the shoes of the formidable antagonist. Their on-screen clash is expected to be a battle of wits and power, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats.

Riteish Deshmukh's Negative Lead Roles

Riteish Deshmukh has carved a niche for himself in the Bollywood industry with his versatility and ability to portray diverse characters. While he is best known for his impeccable comic timing, Deshmukh has also delivered exceptional performances as a negative lead. His portrayal of antagonists in films like 'Ek Villain' and 'Marjaavaan' has garnered critical acclaim and showcased his range as an actor. With 'Raid 2,' Deshmukh is set to add another memorable negative character to his repertoire.

Collaborating with Ajay Devgn

Although Riteish Deshmukh and Ajay Devgn have previously worked together in comedy films, their collaboration in 'Raid 2' marks a significant departure from their previous on-screen dynamics. The duo has displayed great chemistry and comic timing in movies like 'Masti' and 'Housefull.' However, 'Raid 2' presents an exciting opportunity for them to explore a different side of their acting abilities. Audiences can look forward to witnessing their intense face-off and the sparks that will undoubtedly fly on the silver screen.

The Team Behind 'Raid 2'

'Raid 2' boasts a talented team of filmmakers and producers who are committed to delivering a top-notch cinematic experience. The film is directed by Rajkumar Gupta, known for his gripping storytelling and attention to detail. The producers, Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak, and Krishan Kumar, have a proven track record of backing successful films that resonate with audiences. With their combined expertise, 'Raid 2' is poised to leave a lasting impact on viewers.

Production Details

The shooting for 'Raid 2' commenced in Mumbai last week and is expected to be filmed extensively in Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. This multi-city backdrop will add depth and authenticity to the narrative, enhancing the overall cinematic experience. The film is presented by Gulshan Kumar and T-Series, in association with Panorama Studios. Fans can mark their calendars as 'Raid 2' is set to hit theaters on November 15, 2024, promising an enthralling ride filled with suspense, action, and powerful performances.


'Raid 2' is an eagerly awaited Bollywood film that brings together the talented duo of Riteish Deshmukh and Ajay Devgn in a new and exciting avatar. With Deshmukh stepping into the shoes of the antagonist, the film promises to take audiences on a thrilling journey filled with intense confrontations and gripping storytelling. Backed by a stellar team of filmmakers and producers, 'Raid 2' is all set to make its mark on the silver screen. So, gear up for an unforgettable cinematic experience when 'Raid 2' releases on November 15, 2024.