ANURAG BASU SPILLS THE DICE…WE MEAN, BEANS !
Director Anurag Basu talks about how the name of the film ‘Ludo’ came about….
With a unique name and a comparison to the board game – Ludo, Anurag Basu left many viewers curious about the etymology of his upcoming Netflix film, Ludo. As the trailer dropped on 19th October 2020, and showcased the four different journeys that the stunning ensemble cast will be going on in the film, one question remained etched in the minds of the audience – why Ludo?
Talking about how he came up with this commonly heard yet unique name, director Anurag Basu said, “Before we started making Ludo, I had close to four-five scripts ready and I had to make the difficult choice of which to go ahead with. Tani and Pritam da pushed me towards this script and that’s how it came together. Regarding the name, throughout my last film, Jagga Jasoos, we all used to play Ludo on the set; actually not just on set, but even while travelling on long drives, the game of Ludo never ended. And just like this is a story of four different journeys coming together, the name Ludo fell in place.”
Ludo is a story which shows you that you don’t meet people by accident, they are meant to cross your paths for a reason. Following the journey of four different lives who meet at a crossroads, Ludo is much more than just a mere coincidence. The film stars Abhishek A. Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Rohit Saraf, Pearle Maaney, Pankaj Tripathi, Asha Negi, Shalini Vats and Inayat Verma.
Ludo releases on Netflix on 12th November 2020
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About T- Series
T-Series is India’s leading music label and film production studio with Mr. Bhushan Kumar heading the company. Founded more than 30 years ago by Shri Gulshan Kumar, T-Series successfully churns out popular Hindi and regional commercial music along with devotional music content. Being India’s leading music label with its fan base across the globe, T-Series’ YouTube channel is the No.1 YouTube channel in the world with highest subscription with more than 150M and views (as on today 128 billion). T-Series, which started off as a music company in 1984 has today transformed itself into a formidable film studio over the years. Along with creating film music and independent singles, T-Series is currently the biggest film studio that produces around 15-20 films every year. The company has spread its wings to produce digital content for OTT platforms as well.
About Anurag Basu Productions
From history’s classic tales to contemporary complexities of urban life; over the past 20 years, Anurag Basu’s commercially successful yet out-of-the-box endeavours cover an abundance of television advertisements, serials, and web series like Stories of Rabindranath Tagore, as well as feature films such as Life in A…Metro, Barfi!, Jagga Jasoos, and Ludo. With every unprecedented love story and amateur singing detective, ABP jumps over the barriers of conventionality to create youthful and sprightly content for its audience.