Well, I had a whole review written for this but Letterboxd ate it. I'm too busy to try to reconstruct the whole thing, given that this is not paid labor, so here are the highlights:
-This was originally supposed to be a straight film version of the Raman Raghav serial killer case. He was a psychopath who bludgeoned dozens of people to death in and around Mumbia in the 1960s.
-During pre-production, Anurag made the decision to make this a "2.0" story, i.e., a film about a contemporary serial killer who was explicitly inspired by Raman, right down to his preferred method of killing. This was said to have been a financial decision; the art direction for a period…