Filmmaker Anurag Basu is all praise for Rajkummar Rao's performance in 'Ludo'; calls him a 'versatile' actor

Rajkummar Rao, who has carved a niche for himself in the industry by delivering back to back stellar performances on the silver screen was recently showered with a lot of praise by filmmaker Anurag Basu, who worked with him in his upcoming project ‘Ludo’.

In a recent interview, Basu opened up about Rajkummar’s character which is inspired by Mithun Chakraborty. Talking about it Basu said that during the look tests he liked the one which was inspired by Mithun Chakraborty and Rajkummar even impressed everyone in the very first scene itself with his stunning performance.

The trailer of ‘Ludo’ which was released last week left everyone on the edge of their seats. While several B-town celebs took to social media to praise the trailer, fans also showered it with a lot of love.

Meanwhile, apart from Rajkummar, the dark comedy film also features Fatima Sana Shaikh, Abhishek Bachchan, Sanya Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Pankaj Tripathi, Rohit Suresh Saraf, Pearle Maaney and Asha Negi in pivotal roles.

Talking about the casting, Basu told IANS “Everyone from the cast to the crew in ‘Ludo’ was my first choice. I approached each of these actors and all of them said yes. I feel lucky that there was no adjustment to be made.”