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Anurag Kashyap turns editor for Meeruthiya Gangsters!
Anurag Kashyap said he was rather taken with the first cut of the film and that’s when he decided to edit it.
Anurag Kashyap and Zeishan Quadri, who earlier worked together in the critically acclaimed two-part film Gangs of Wasseypur, have joined hands for another project titled Meeruthiya Gangsters. Click here to read more
Varun Dhawan and John Abraham NOT confirmed for Guneet Monga’s Side Hero
The ace producer has taken to Twitter to clarify about her upcoming project…
Guneet Monga, producer of successful films like Gangs of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox and Shaitan among others, has clarified all rumours about her upcoming film Side Hero. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap puts on his shorts
Cineswami talks about the Gangs of Wasseypur director’s short films initiative with Viacom18
Sadly, we mean the film variety and not half pants. Short films in India are more usually than not given short shrift. At best they are seen as calling cards for emerging filmmakers who are out to prove that they can make feature length films. Vidhu Vinod Chopra made the shorts Murder at Monkey Hill and An Encounter with Faces with the latter going on to score an Oscar nomination. Anurag Kashyap made his debut with the 45-minute television short Last Train to Mahakali Click here to read more
Cannes 2012 verdict: Gangs of Wasseypur, Peddlers, Miss Lovely
Cineswami shares the response to the three Indian films at Cannes film festival 2012
So, the annual jamboree that is the Cannes film festival is over. This year, apart from the usual spate of non-entities like Mallika Sherawat, Arjun Rampal, Sonam Kapoor and a Goodyear blimp resembling Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walking the red carpet, there was reason for Indian cinema to cheer, because there were four films in official selection (five if you count Gangs of Wasseypur as two films). The Indian media was of course second to none in feting the Indian films, but if we look at global media opinions on the films, they are sobering. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap all over Cannes film festival 2012
His directorial, Gangs of Wasseypur, has been selected for the Directors’ Fortnight and his production, Peddlers, will be a part of the Cannes Critics Week
When it rains, it pours. And Anurag Kashyap is all set to reign over the prestigious Cannes film festival this May. His latest film as director, Gangs of Wasseypur, an epic tale of generational feud set against the backdrop of northern India’s coal-stained badlands, has been selected for the Directors’ Fortnight strand of the festival. The film stars Manoj Bajpayee and the new Irrfan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Anurag will also be thrilled that Peddlers, a film that’s a searing look at the new Mumbai of today, has been chosen for Cannes Critics Week. It is produced by Anurag’s company and is directed by Vasan Bala, who assisted him on Gulaal and Dev.D and was associate director on Michael Winterbottom’s Trishna. Up and comers Gulshan Deviah (Hate Story), Kriti Malhotra (Dhobi Ghat) and director-turned-actor Nishikant Kamat (404) star. Click here to read more
65th Cannes Film Festival: When will the Indian films be screened?
Be sure to catch Gangs of Wasseypur, Miss Lovely, Kalpana, Peddlers and Chana if you are in Cannes from May 16 to 27
If you have plans to head to the south of France to escape the Indian summer, be sure to attend the 65th Cannes Film Festival, to be held from May 16 to 27 this year. And not just for the international films, but also the five Indian films that will be showcased. Click here to read more
‘Peddlers’ will appeal to Indian youth: Mozez Singh
One of the films that hopefully will make Indians proud at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival is a seemingly offbeat Peddlers, starring Gulshan Devaiah and Kirti Malhotra. The film’s co-producer Mozez Singh, also a furniture designer, talks about his experience in putting together his prized possession
As we got set for the biggest season of the year for filmwallahs with the Cannes International Film Festival, news came in that not one, but four Indian films had been selected for official screenings at the glitzy filmi do. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to compete for Film Prize at Sydney Film Festival
The Manoj Bajpayee-starrer gangster flick is going places
Anurag Kashyap is a happy man these days and has been seen smiling wide thanks to the recent conquests made by his production house. This year has been special for the poster boy of indie cinema in Bollywood. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ is making waves at Cannes
The Manoj Bajpayee-Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer has managed to capture the imagination of many at the prestigious film festival
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap may not have even imagined the kind of buzz his gangster flick Gangs Of Wasseypur, based on the coal mafia of Dhanbad, has created at the Cannes Film Festival. Click here to read more
Is trouble brewing between Anurag Kashyap and Sheetal Talwar?
The director of Dev.D and the producer of Mausam are taking potshots at each other post the latter’s comments about India’s presence at the recently held Cannes International Film Festival
Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur, his protégé Vasan Bala’s Peddlers and Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely were shown at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival this year. Click here to read more