Ludo is a dark-comedy story that is completely based on a mixture of many meanings and emotions. The movie assembles 5 dissimilar stories that are excellently planted into one narration. The cinematography for this movie is completely extraordinary. Anurag Basu has gathered the highest top-notch actors, varying from Pankaj Tripathi, Rajkumar Rao, Abhishek Bachan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, and many more. And without any doubt, the movie turned out to be a perfect fit for Netflix.
The creations of Anurag Basu, are not just films but a tremendous mix of compositions. In the movie, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sanya Malhotra, depicts the yellow area of the ludo board, Rajkumar Rao and Fatima Sana Sheikh, depicts the green area, the red area depicts Abhishek Bachchan and lastly, the blue area features Pearle Maaney and Rohit Suresh Saraf. This bunch of misfits is the four vibrant colors of the story, having their own respective stories. However, Pankaj Tripathi turns out to be the connecting link in-between everybody. Despite the length of the story, this movie will keep you completely hooked.
People love this series because of their character choices, Pankaj Tripathi who is previously played gangster roles, has taken an entirely fresh approach for this movie and is in great form. He got the maximum screen timing in this movie, he has some of the great punchlines and his comic timing is brilliant. Abhishek Bachchan completely owns the screen with his performance. Rajkumar Rao is hilarious and flawless. Aditya Roy Kapur and Rohit Saraf have done the best job. The cutest and sweetest member of the cast is Inayat Verma.
Anurag Basu proves once again that when it comes to anthology movies he is the boss, this time he also got credited with the screenplay and cinematography is in form and the way the story unfolds with proper color to showcase the characters life.
In total the film is exceptional, with a twisted storyline, excellent narration, and amazing narration. This movie is one of the most liked movies of 2020. The viewers and the audience are in love with its unique content and story plotting. It is quite true to the fact that another reason for the success of this movie, is because of the selection of the characters. Anurag Basu has made the perfect collection. The film shows how the life of humans is very much similar to the ludo game. And at last just like we crisscross our paths with some unexpected people, this movie shows how the characters will cross each other’s paths to get their target, in order to reach their destination.
Anurag Basu uses music and songs to move the story ahead. Overall, it is a perfect amalgamation of a good script, fantastic direction, mindful cast, and hearty music. This movie is a must for those who like dark comedy.