A fearless income tax officer raids the mansion of the most powerful man in Lucknow after someone mysteriously draws his attention towards the evidence.
Set in the 80s in Uttar Pradesh, India, Raid is based on the true story of one of the most high profile raids the country has ever known. Amay Patnaik (Ajay Devgn), an upright and no-nonsense Income Tax officer has already been transferred 49 times in the past seven years owing to his idealistic and courageous disposition to uncover tax frauds, hitting hard the pockets of many a big shot. When Patnaik is assigned the case of Tauji, a highly influential and feared man in Uttar Pradesh, little does he know that his unerring determination to bring Tauji to justice would culminate in the longest and most challenging raid of his career as also the history of the Income Tax Department of India. Would Amay succeed in the face of an increasingly stubborn and belligerent Tauji forms the crux of the story.
Amay Patnaik is an honest income tax officer who has had 49 transfers in seven years due to his honesty.Amay is recently transferred to Uttar Pradesh where he starts getting tips from an unknown person about Crore’s of black money being hidden in house of Rameshwar Singh better known as Tauji.Tauji’s word is a command for his villagers.Patnaik takes the risk to Raid his house assuring his superiors that said money will be recovered and he will be responsible for his team’s safety.