Filmmaker Anurag Basu says he has completed writing the sequel of his acclaimed crime-comedy Ludo, but needs to discover different tales earlier than he begins the second installment.
Released on Netflix final 12 months, the anthology garnered reward for combining crime with comedy and Basu’s eccentric and kooky storyline.
In an interview with PTI, the 50-year-old director mentioned Ludo 2 is a mission he has already mentioned with producer Bhushan Kumar, who’s greater than eager to begin the movie.
“The script of Ludo 2 is totally prepared. I can begin the movie any day, but I don’t need to do the identical factor once more. I simply obtained carried out with the movie so I don’t need to get into that universe instantly.
“I’ve discussed the film with Bhushan Ji also. Because Ludo was a success, he was keen we start the film but I don’t want to, as of now. I want to explore some more films, take a gap of two-three films and then come back to the sequel,” Basu mentioned.
Featuring an ensemble solid together with Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Rohit Saraf, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, Ludo centered on the unavoidable jeopardy of life and adopted 4 totally different tales.
Basu mentioned he was thrilled with the reception the movie acquired on OTT regardless of it being tailor-made for the massive display screen.
What additionally made the success of Ludo gratifying for Basu was the truth that the mission launched after his formidable Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif-starrer 2017 musical Jagga Jasoos had did not carry out properly.
“It was heartening because I was so nervous. I try to not repeat myself, or be in my comfort zone. So my nervousness was there for Ludo too because it wasn’t a safe space for me. I was charting an unknown territory, yet again and I’m glad it paid off.”
Ludo is now set to have its TV premiere on Sony Max on February 28.
Basu mentioned whereas the digital platform helped him launch Ludo amid a pandemic and likewise gave Jagga Jasoos a brand new life when it hit steamers the director is anxious to see how the TV viewers responds to his newest.
(*2*) he added.