August 27, 2016

Raman Raghav 2.0 - [ Thriller ] - (4/5)

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Raman Raghav 2.0 - Contagious Killer

Raman Raghav 2.0 is a psychological thriller directed by Anurag Kashyap inspired by story of notorious serial killer Raman Raghav from Mumbai in 1960s. The movie is not about original Raman Raghav but about Raman (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) in current time who was inspired by original Raman Raghav and goes on killing random people with iron rod. While killing he come across a drug addict cop Raghavan (Vicky Kaushal) who also kills a person on same pretext as he have been caught stealing drug from drug dealer house killed by Raman. Raman surrenders himself to police and confesses all his killings but cops doesn't believes his stories and torture him to know why he actually surrendered. Raman escapes cop's safe house and then go on start killing more people and Raghavan gets to investigate his case and gets the responsibility to catch him.

The story about Raman psychological complication who believes that he have been asked by god to kill few people and he is not alone with this kind of mindset and Raghav can complete him. He finds his Raghav in cop Raghavan and wants Raghavan to agree that both of them are same. It is complicated psychological thriller which was superbly directed by Anurag Kashyap. The cinematography of dark streets of Mumbai and gruesome killing will scare you. Nawazuddin once again proved his mettle as a great actor who does such a difficult role so smoothly. If you are into psychological thriller, probably this is the best one from bollywood.


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