Anurag Kashyap: A film like Gangs of Wasseypur is new in Indian cinema
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
Mukesh Chhabra: I would really love if Anurag Kashyap did the casting for my film
The conversation veers to other projects and how this ‘fully involved’ casting director is paving the way ahead
Mukesh Chhabra doesn’t want to stop at casting actors for films, he wishes to make his own film; only when the time is right. Click here to read more
Casting director Mukesh Chhabra faces death threats
Chhabra works with the crème-de-la-crème of Bollywood and is facing the consequences of not being able to cast the sons and daughters of the rich and famous
Most of the fresh faces that you see in Bollywood these days are thanks to casting director Mukesh Chhabra. Click here to read more
Why is Anurag Kashyap a troubled man?
Known for casting the most unusual faces in his films, the Dev.D director has just found out that there is someone casting actors from small towns on his behalf. The alleged ‘conman’ pleads innocence
After the success of Gangs Of Wasseypur, we now hear there are people who are trying to cash in on Anurag Kashyap’s quirky casting choices. A visibly irked Kashyap expressed his concern on Twitter. Click here to read more
Why is Richa Chadda becoming an item girl?
Sari clad Nagma Khatoon of Gangs of Wasseypur will soon step into her dancing shoes. And we just had to dig in to find out why
We saw Richa Chadda play the role of a middle aged and then an old woman in Gangs of Wasseypur. And we feared that the babe might get slotted into such roles. Click here to read more
Why does Richa Chadda thank Khalid Mohamed?
The firebrand Nagma Khatoon from Gangs of Wasseypur learned to age while doing a play written and directed by the veteran film critic
One of the highlights of Richa Chadda’s act in Anurag Kashyap’s gangster flick Gangs of Wasseypur was the way her character aged in the film. Click here to read more
GANGS OF WASSEYPUR 2 song Taar bijlee se patle: Check out Nawazuddin Siddiqui-Huma Qureshi
Watch the new song from part 2 of Anurag Kashyap’s gritty revenge drama
Though the hype around Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur 2 has been diluted by the strong buzz around Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, the makers are trying to reclaim lost ground by releasing the new song. Click here to read more
Richa Chadda: Manoj Bajpayee is a rascal!
Of course, the feisty Nagma Khatoon from Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur meant that in a fun kind of way
Richa Chadha’s power-packed performance as the foul-mouthed wife of Sardar Khan (Manoj Bajpayee) in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur was well received. Click here to read more
Is ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Dabangg’?
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
GANGS OF WASSEYPUR song: Hunter
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
Anurag Kashyap wasn’t the first choice to direct ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’
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