The maverick director chats about his latest film, Gangs of Wasseypur, before its UK premiere at the London Indian Film Festival 2012. The film made a splash at the Cannes International Film Festival, but will it work on a larger scale?
He’s the vanguard of indie films in India. From being a fantastic scriptwriter to becoming a depressed filmmaker because his Black Friday was banned for years, Anurag Kashyap has grown to be the face of Indian cinema that stands out from the usual candyfloss, masala entertainers. He makes films that are hard-hitting and realistic and supports people who want to experiment with cinema – be it Imtiaz Ali and Rockstar, or Tigmanshu Dhulia for Paan Singh Tomar. Anurag’s latest film – a two-part, six-hour marathon called Gangs of Wasseypur – was a hot favourite at Cannes 2012 and will be the first screening at the London Indian Film Festival tonight (June 20). The maverick director spoke to BollywoodLife on the phone from London….. Click here to read more
The Dev.D director’s gangster flick is making waves at all prestigious film festivals and is being loved by the audiences, but surprisingly, he wasn’t the first one to be approached to make this one!
Anurag Kashyap’s ambitious gangster flick set against the backdrop of the coal mafia of Dhanbad has managed to impress everyone at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. Click here to read more
Watch the double entendre song from Anurag Kashyap’s Manoj Bajpayee-starrer gangster flick
Not that long ago there was outrage over the DK Bose song from Aamir Khan’s home production, Delhi Belly. This new groovy ditty from Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur outdoes the cloaked vulgarity of DK Bose with its cheekiness. Click here to read more
Known for his niche indie films, the Black Friday director claims that his latest outing is one of his most commercial ventures yet
For the longest time Anurag Kashyap has been known for making films which do not confirm to the mainstream Bollywood norms. In this process, his debut film Paanch got stuck with the censor board, the release of a few of his films got delayed, while other projects like No Smoking and That Girl In Yellow Boots were rejected by the critics and the audience alike. Click here to read more