Sirf magic hota hai.” My problem is that I didn’t feel this magic, either. This is a perfect example of “what if Andhadhun was directed Anurag Basu?” Anurag Basu, who directed Kangana Ranaut in her debut film, Gangster, appears to have taken a dig at her by saying that he doesn’t understand the … Snakes & Ladders is life! The filmmaker chose to make movies on a subject that discuss a social stigma. He knew Fatima is exploiting him because he can’t say no to her for anything… Jailbreak even…, Re: Tripathi, I remember what you had written about Nawazuddin Siddiqui… To paraphrase… You’d said about’ what is Nawazuddin going to do next’ since we had seen all that we had to see… Something similar is happening with Tripathi… He is trying to find niches to showcase in same old bad guy roles that come to him again and again…, My favourite dialogue of the year came from this movie: “Sawaal poochte ho Jalebi ki tarah. And then when she told the DJ “namboloda pattu eddu” — or something to that effect, he promptly picked a Tamil koothu pattu , not a Malayalam one. Hmmm… I mentioned the cast overall. Ludo was a ride no one expected it to be and a nerve-wracking one. At one point, the frame splits into four, each one coloured by a Ludo colour. Didn’t you think Pearle Maaney was wonderful — her interaction with the DJ, her yelling at her BF — in Malayalam. New Delhi: Anurag Basu is a popular filmmaker with many hits to his credit. New Delhi, Nov 24 (PTI) According to his Ludo actors, filmmaker Anurag Basu withholds parts of the script from them only to shout impromptu directions from … ANURAG BASU (LUDO) Anurag Basu this time metaphorically and even literally played the god of his film. This is a film with sutradhar-s. One’s dressed in white, the other in black. Change ), 17 Responses “Ludo on Netflix: Anurag Basu’s latest “NOT for all tastes” experiment needed better bits” →. With every film, Basu is moving towards the ‘nirvana’ level of filmmaking. Gloriously. The Anubhav Sinha 2.0 has been a revelation since his past 3 films. I think some scenes sounded well-done in isolation, but the plot threads themselves were really generic (esp the one with Kapur and Malhotra– that was really crap imo). It’s Lallan Singh looking for redemption, which didn’t turn out that well, I agree. Master: Ranveer Singh – Ranbir Kapoor To Shahid Kapoor – R Madhavan, Bollywood Pairings That Can Replace Thalapathy Vijay & Vijay Sethupathi In The... Abhishek Bachchan Film Festival To Be Held On Israeli TV, Deets Inside. Ludo was a ride no one expected it to be and a nerve-wracking one. It’s overly thought out rather than felt through, which is something you could never say about Barfi or Jagga Jasoos. Ludo is death. It’s overly thought out rather than felt through, which is something you could never say about ‘Barfi’ or ‘Jagga Jasoos’. If one is bereft of religion, of philosophies that have been stamped on our brain, what would we be? BR, Life is Ludo. Anurag had launched Kangana's career back in 2006 with 'Gangster'. The film didn’t work for me, and I say this as one of the biggest champions of Jagga Jasoos. Ludo is a dark crime comedy film, which features four different stories. Ludo Movie Review: Direction, Music. Here, watch the official trailer of Ludi Movie:- Ludo is a film that works better in the head. It’s a game for four players, and each player has their own colour. They talk about paap and punya. For a lot of its running time, Ludo feels bloated. And each of these “love stories” comes with a complication, mostly in the form of Sattu (Pankaj Tripathi). Top of that, people got to watch this one in the theatres and it enhanced the experience. This is Nambiar’s attempt at putting things, those have worked for him in the past, together in a single show/film. Haven’t seen this movie yet, but a comment on RR and PT. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Cinema, a word that fascinates masses and intrigues a few. Basu’s vision of setting humans in a game of Ludo made everyone fall in love with it. BTW, any thoughts on Pritam’s collaborations with Basu? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. BR, thanks for this, it arrives finally. Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi Releasing On Holi, Announcement To Be Made Soon? Bejoy Nambiar’s direction (story written by himself, Kartik R. Iyer, Anjali Nair and Gunjit Chopra) triumphs even the good performances by the show’s leading cast. His expression upon opening the trunk (the last scene before the end titles) is worth the entire film. There is a metro-centric plot involving ARK and Sanya Malhotra; Rajkumar Rao and Fatima represent the small town lovers; Abhishek Bachchan’s plot, believe it or not, is a continuation of his character from Yuva. @Anu Warrier Loved the man’s thigh mounted gun, worn under a black lungi :-). And Abhishek Bachchan in it. Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif's 2017 musical Jagga Jasoos had stirred a controversy during the time of its release when director Anurag Basu fired Govinda from the film. The only surprise for me was Aditya Roy Kapur, because he caught the tone of a weird kind of character — plus, he is the last person you expect “acting” from.