Raman Raghav 2 0 2016 is an Indian neo noir psychological thriller film directed by Anurag Kashyap. It is based on the life of notorious serial killer Raman Raghav who operated in Mumbai during the mid-1960s. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of Raman, a psychopathic serial killer, while Vicky Kaushal plays Raghav, a cop assigned to investigate the serial killings. The film premiered at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight to a positive critical reception, raising hopes of a good showing at the box office. It was released on 24 June 2016.
Raman Raghav was a deadly criminal in the 60s. He terrorized the city with his brutal killings. In 2015, Mumbai finds a similar psychopath in Ramanna. The tabloids label him as stoneman. The first few murders he commits is with a stone. On the night of his first murder, a cocaine addict comes looking for his supply. Just a few days later, Ramanna surrenders to the police.The film is inspired by the notorious serial killer Raman Raghav, who operated in Mumbai during the late 1960s, but it essentially is not a film about him. He used a regular steel rod to reduce human faces to severed heads and broken skulls.
He was later captured by the Mumbai police and later confessed the crimes he had committed. He was sentenced to death by the Bombay High Court, but it was later changed to life imprisonment after his defense pleaded that he was mentally incapable of making conscious decisions hence did not know that his acts were unlawful.On 24 April 2016, Anurag Kashyap released two teaser poster’s of the film through his official Twitter account. The first look poster was revealed on April 25, 2016, which showed Siddiqui staring in front with his red eyes. A second poster was released on May 1 which featured the half faces of both Kaushal and Siddiqui.
|Directed by:-||Anurag Kashyap|
|Produced by:-||Anurag Kashyap|
|Edited by:-||Aarti Bajaj|
|Running time:-||127 minutes|