Ludo, released in 2020, is an Indian Hindi-language black comedy crime film that showcases the creative genius of writer and director Anurag Basu. The film boasts an exceptional ensemble cast, including Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Suresh Saraf, and Pearle Maaney.
Ludo Hindi Movie 2020 Cast, Plot, Production, & Release
Ludo was released on November 12, 2020, in conjunction with the Diwali festivities, exclusively on Netflix. The film garnered mixed-to-positive reviews from critics, who praised various aspects such as its screenplay, cinematography, music, direction, and stellar performances delivered by the talented cast. At the esteemed 66th Filmfare Awards, Ludo received an impressive 16 nominations.
The nominations included categories like Best Film, Best Director for Anurag Basu, Best Actor, Best Actor (Critics) for Rajkummar Rao, Best Actress (Critics) for Sanya Malhotra, and Best Supporting Actor for Pankaj Tripathi, among others. The film’s exceptional music, composed by Pritam, was recognized and awarded as the Best Music Director at the ceremony, further highlighting its musical brilliance.
In the intricate world of Ludo, Sattu, a notorious and influential don, embarks on a mission to settle old scores with Bittu, who was once his trusted right-hand man. Representing the red side in the game of Ludo, Bittu becomes a central figure in Sattu’s quest for vengeance. Meanwhile, Akash and his girlfriend Shruti find themselves in a predicament when a video of their affair surfaces online.
On the yellow side of the Ludo board, Akash and Shruti strive to identify the culprit and delete the incriminating video. Amidst the chaos, Sheeja Thomas, a dedicated Malayali nurse, and Rahul Awasthi, a struggling individual from a small town tormented by his boss, join forces as the blue side in the Ludo game. Their lives take an unexpected turn when they stumble upon Sattu’s hidden treasure—two bags brimming with money.
|Real Name||Role Name|
|Abhishek Bachchan||Batukeshwar “Bittu” Tiwari|
|Aditya Roy Kapur||Akash Chauhan|
|Rajkummar Rao||Alok Kumar “Alu” Gupta|
|Pankaj Tripathi||Rahul Satyendra “Sattu” Tripathi|
|Fatima Sana Shaikh||Pinky Jain|
|Sanya Malhotra||Shruti Choksi|
|Rohit Suresh Saraf||Rahul Awasthi|
|Pearle Maaney||Sheeja Thomas|
|Asha Negi||Asha Tiwari|
|Bhanu Uday||Bhanu Pathak|
|Shalini Vatsa||Lata Kutty|
|Ishtiyak Khan||Inspector Sukumar Sinha|
|Anurag Basu||Narrator Yamraj|
|Aarti Ashar||Akash’s sister in law|
|Aman Bhagat||Shekhar Jalani, Shruti’s fiancé|
|Paritosh Tripathi||Manohar “Mannu” Jain|
|Akash Mahamana||the bearded goon|
|Sundeep Sharma||Sattu’s Goon|
Aditya Roy Kapur
Fatima Sana Shaikh
Rohit Suresh Saraf
Rohit made his film debut with Dear Zindagi (2016) in a supporting role. … Ludo (2020).
The actress will be seen in the film Chehre alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi in pivotal roles.
Inayat Verma is Indian child artist. She is known for playing a Mini role in the film Ludo (2020) along with Abhishek Bachchan.
Produced by Anurag Basu, Taani Basu, and Bhushan Kumar, the film showcases the creative brilliance of its producers. The captivating music of the film is composed by the talented Pritam, adding depth and emotion to its storytelling.
Originally slated for release on April 24, 2020, the film faced a delay due to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. While there were rumors of a potential release on Amazon Prime Video, the release rights were ultimately acquired by Netflix. Initially planned for November 13, the release date was adjusted by a day to avoid a clash with Amazon Prime Video’s film Chhalaang.
Official Release Poster
|Directed by||Anurag Basu|
|Written by||Anurag Basu|
|Produced by||Bhushan Kumar
Divya Khosla Kumar
|Edited by||Ajay Sharma|
Anurag Basu Productions
|Release date||12 November 2020|
|Running time||150 minutes|
The film received predominantly positive reviews from film critics. Anupama Chopra, Editor-in-Chief of Film Companion, lauded the film, highlighting Anurag Basu’s strength in crafting imaginative and captivating worlds. She emphasized that lack of innovation is not a flaw in his films.
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