Raman Raghav 2.0 [Psycho Raman] (2016)

Raman Raghav 2.0
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Writer: Anurag Kashyap, Vasan Bala
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala, Mukesh Chhabra, Anuschka Sawhney, Vipin Sharma
Part of: Viennale
Seen on: 24.10.2016

Ramanna (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) was inspired by Raman Raghav, a serial killer active in the 60s. One night Raghavan (Vicky Kaushal) stumbles upon one of his killing sites, looking to buy cocaine, apparently unimpressed by the carnage. When Ramanna is apprehended a few days later, he finds that Raghavan is the policeman who interrogates him. After Ramanna regains his freedom, the two men become increasingly obsessed with each other.

Raman Raghav 2.0 is a stylish movie with a great soundtrack and an interesting relationship between the two protagonists. It could have been a little more concise, but maybe it only felt long becasue I saw it rather late in the day.

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