Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016)

Hindi Biography, Thriller
Critics Score
73%
Total Reviews: 77
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Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: Its dark, messy and visceral. Rama Raghav brings Anurag Kashyap back to what he does best, making the audience uncomfortable

Average Critic Rating: (3.03)
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui , Vicky Kaushal
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Release Date: 24 Jun 2016
Est. Budget: 7.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 6.0 CR

Plot: Raman Raghav 2.0 is an upcoming Indian thriller directed by Anurag Kashyap. It is based on the notorious serial killer Raman Raghav who operated in Mumbai during the mid-1960s. The title character is played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, while Vicky Kaushal plays the role of a cop in the film Read more

Raman Raghav 2.0 - Top Reviews

Not an Easy Watch but Consistently Engaging
Rajeev Masand, News18
It is crude, callous but in trying to whip up suspense, it loses sight of vulnerability
Mohar Basu, The Times of India
It’s consistently engaging, but doesn’t get under your skin like some of Kashyap’s other films, particularly Black Friday,Gangs of Wasseypur, and the criminally overlooked Ugly
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Kashyap skillfully exposes the devil within, and leaves us disturbed
Sneha May Francis, Emirates 24X7
With few mesmeric bits, Anurag Kashyap’s film is atmospheric yet hollow
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
It is crude, callous but in trying to whip up suspense, it loses sight of vulnerability.
Mohar Basu, Times of India
Raman Raghav 2.0 is a busy string of shots, with a cut every half a minute on an average.
This movie can be quite the nerve-wracking experience
Rachit Gupta, Filmfare
An Exercise In Empty Shock Value
Suprateek Chatterjee, Huffington Post

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Raman Raghav 2.0 - All Reviews

There is a thin line between making a film about a serial killer and glorifying his actions. With “Raman Raghav 2.0”, Anurag Kashyap seems to be unsure which side of the line he’s standing on.
Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters India
उम्दा अभिनय लेकिन बोर करती है 'रमन राघव 2.0'
Bhaskar
The audio of Raman Raghav 2.0 is totally functional and will aid the tight, edge of the seat thriller theme of the movie
Rafat, Glam Sham
Dangerously compelling!
Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal
Raman Raghav 2.0 updates his history with great attention to modern reality, it eventually leaves one dissatisfied
Shreevatsa Nevatia, Film Companion
Yet another hyped up bore from Kashyap
Suparna Sharma, Deccan Chronicle
Ram Sampath'€™s first with Anurag Kashyap, and he delivers in style
Vipin, Music Aloud
A sociopathic killer and a damaged cop face off in this Indian thriller that does a surprisingly deep dive into lust, murder and violent obsession.
Maitland McDonagh, Film Journal
The soundtrack is impressive, and deserves our attention
Tatsam Mukherjee, India Today
Raman Raghav 2.0 is unlikely to be remembered as one of Anurag Kashyap's finest movies
Ranjita Ganesan, Rediff
With so much to offer, Raman Raghav 2.0 is quite a watch. It is worth the money as the mysterious mind of Raman Raghav unwinds.
The Himalayan Times
"Raman Raghav 2.0 is Anurag Kashyap's take on the psychotic serial killer Raman Raghav who terrorised Mumbai during the late 1960s
Sify
Keeping the director'€™s trademark violence and bloodshed more or less offscreen, it'€™s far less unpleasant to watch than the child kidnapping story Ugly
Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter
Anurag Kashyap delivers a gritty, grimy, gut-wrenching story of opposites in order to tell you that they're not really so.
Manisha Lakhe, Now Running
Kashyap whose limber, enthusiastic work here jolts more than it actively surprises - has his eye on fresh genre terrain to exploit
Guy Lodge, Variety
Raman Raghav 2.0 is another triumph for Anurag Kashyap. It sure is not a Gangs of Wasseypur, but the filmmaker knows what to do with his viewers.
Ananya Bhattacharya, India Today
Overall, “Raman Raghav 2.0” is a cleverly crafted and compelling film
Bollywood3
Anurag Kashyap tailors masterpiece
Jyotsna Basotia, The Statesman
Anurag Kashyap tailors masterpiece
Jyotsna Basotia, The Statesman
Clear-cut, uncomplicated, a taut thriller
NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu
This is a scary, sadistic and trippy ride
Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times
Raman Raghav 2.0' Remains Hollow In Spite Of Fancy Embellishments
Aniruddha Guha, Mens XP
Raman Raghav 2.0 has a very unusual album, but that'€™s expected from an Anurag Kashyap film
Sreeju Sudhakaran, Bollywood Life
Raman Raghav 2.0 has only good performances to watch else the film is surely not worth your ticket price
Rohit Bhatnagar, Deccan Chronicle
Raman Raghav 2.0 is cleverly crafted, compelling film
Tribune
The film breaks conventional serial-killer tropes by not validating his kills or delving much into the background of the killer
Source, PipingHotViews
Nawazuddin Siddiqui shines in Anurag Kashyap’s gruesome thriller
MANJARI SAXENA, Gulf News
This is a chillingly effective watch
Wendy Ide, The Guardian
A serious no no for the faint hearted ones
Friday Moviez
The music of Raman Raghav 2.0 goes well with the genre, stage and setting of the film
Joginder Tuteja, Bollywood Hungama
Raman Raghav 2.0 deserves a watch mainly for Nawazuddin Siddiqui'€™s superb performance
Delnaz Divecha, BookMyShow
A dark, volatile and unlikely coming-of-age duopoly
Rahul Desai, Catch News
Definitely worth a watch, and if you'€™re not the person who can take hard violence, then avoid it
Sajid, Cinema Glitz
Disturbing and Brutal
Shomini Sen, News18
Nawazuddin excels in this pulsating thriller
Economic Times
Raman Raghav 2.0 is a compelling narrative, an engrossing thriller that keeps you guessing
Source, iFlickz
This one's certainly not a date film. But hey, a jolty squeeze on the upper arm can do much for your love life.
Kunal Guha, Mumbai Mirror
झेलने लायक नहीं है 'रमन राघव 2.0'
R J Alok, Aaj Tak
Anurag Kashyap’s latest movie unsuccessfully twins the depravity of a serial killer with a drug-addled police officer
Nandini Ramnath, Scroll.In
It’s hard to imagine what Raman Raghav 2.0 could have been had it been made by a different director.
Koi Moi
Nawazuddin Makes ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ Worth Your Time
Stutee Ghosh, The Quint
Nawaz, Vicky Make A Chilling Statement On Pure Evil!
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film has good performances but fails to hold your attention for long
Tushar P Joshi, Bollywood Life
Nawazuddin Siddiqui steals the show in this intensely dark and violent film
Tushar Joshi, Bollywood Life
RAMAN RAGHAV Is Interesting And Twisted Tale With Cliche Anurag Kashyap Elements
Box Office Capsule
The trailer was eerie, spine chilling and left us wanting for more but the film fails to hold your interest.
India.Com
Anurag Kashyap, Vicky, Nawaz – take a bow
Anna MM Vetticad, First Post
Nawazuddin Siddiqui at his creepiest best in this scary, sadistic, engrossing ride
HARSHADA REGE, DNA India
Raman Raghav 2.0 is dark and disturbing
Sonali Kokra, The National
Terrific take on inhumanity and nihilism brings Anurag Kashyap back to his known helm of affairs
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
After a few more cold-blooded murders, including those of his own sister, brother-in-law and nephew, the police once again nab him but he gives them the slip again.
Komal Nahta, KomalsReviews
It isn't an easy film to watch although much of the violence that it depicts is kept off-screen. But the deft manner in which it uses the cinematic resources at its disposal – which, of course, is influenced in part by the film's limited budget – makes it an immersive cinematic experience.
Deccan Herald
Kashyap's inversion of the Ramayana
Aditya Shrikrishna, New Indian Express
Raman Raghav 2.0 is a stunning, violent, and complex work of art. This is the film I was waiting for, and Anurag Kashyap and his team have not disappointed
J Hurtado, Screen Anarchy
You see, they both kill for pleasure. No, make that one for pleasure. The other for furious vindication for crimes committed against his self worth.
India.Com
Raman Raghav 2.0 is pure, cold dread
Sandipan Dalal, Femina
रमन राघव 2.0: अपना कायल बना लेगा कातिल
Narendra Saini, Aaj Tak
It is dark, very dark and deprived of even a shred of dignity. It makes you feel nauseated at the shocking spread of depravity served to you. But then again, it is unique storytelling. Go for it, if you have the suitable palate.
On the whole, though RAMAN RAGHAV 2.0 promises to be an edgy thriller, the film fails to deliver. It is only Nawazuddin’s brilliant performance that helps you sit through this 140 mins long film.
Free Press Journal
The film is slow and unsteady
Deepanjana Pal, Hindustan Times
There is real good cinema in that scene towards the end of the film, and also a reminder that Kashyap has a lot of talent. He just needs to stop making films that are very similar.
Rediff
Raman Raghav 2.0 Is F*cked Up… But In The Best Way Possible
Priyam Saha, Miss Malini
If you are a normal human being with normal emotions and sensibilities, stay away from this one by miles.
R.M. Vijayakar, India West
An In-Form Nawazuddin and a Jaded Anurag Kashyap
Tanul Thakur, The Wire
Promises to be an edgy thriller, the film fails to deliver
Bollywood Hungama
Nawazuddin & Vicky Can Scare The Living Hell Out Of You!
Vinod Dsouza, Filmi Beat
Predictable, Haywire and Lacks the Marvel of Anurag Kashyap
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