New Delhi: Thirteen years have passed since the release of ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’, but people still regard it as a film that was groundbreaking in its time. Produced by Ektaa R. Kapoor and directed by Dibakar Banerjee Bollywood was shaken up by the bold and thought-provoking movie.
Audiences were captivated by the film’s unique way of filmmaking. On its 13th release anniversary, we look at the reasons why ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’ was ahead of its time and surely needs a sequel.
‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’ was a pathbreaking film in many ways. It was a film that broke many stereotypes and pushed the envelope when it came to storytelling.
Ahead of its time
The film was way ahead of its time. Its unconventional style of filmmaking was not something that was seen often in Bollywood at the time of its release.
Over the years, the film has achieved cult status, and it still holds up as a classic that is relevant even today.
Unique filmmaking techniques
The film’s unique filmmaking techniques made it stand out from other Bollywood films. It used a mix of found footage, CCTV footage, and handheld camera shots to create a sense of realism that was not seen in at the time.
Discovery of talents
‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha’ introduced us to the powerhouse of talent, Rajkummar Rao and Nushrratt Bharuccha. They gave breakthrough performance in the film, and since then, they have become one of the most sought-after actors in Bollywood.
Reflects current times
The film’s subject matter is still relevant today. It dealt with issues such as voyeurism, the impact of the media on society, and the commodification of relationships.
The film has a loyal fanbase that has been clamoring for a sequel for years.
Potential for a bigger impact
LSD 2 could have a bigger impact than the original, given the changing times and the evolution of storytelling techniques.
The film’s unique structure allows for multiple storylines to be explored. LSD 2 could delve deeper into some of the unexplored stories from the original.
Dark side of humans
The film explored the darker side of human nature, and it was unapologetic in its portrayal of sex and violence. LSD 2 can continue to tackle taboo subjects and challenge social norms.
The film had a powerful soundtrack that captured the mood and themes of the film. LSD 2 can continue to showcase the talent of Indian musicians and composers.
‘Love Sex Dhokha 2’ may explore fresh plotlines, defy conventions, and push the envelope even further, adding to the legacy of the first film in commendable ways.