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
That’s the kind of parts the actor is looking for in Bollywood. And that’s why we don’t see too much of the south villain in Hindi movies. Sonu Sood talks about what makes him tick as an actor and his forthcoming film Maximum
After making a long-lasting impression in public memory as the wicked Cheddi Singh from Dabangg, Sonu Sood is back in action on Bollywood big screen with a cop drama. Click here to read more
The posters of Gangs Of Wasseypur have raised our curiosity to a great extent. And the one thing that really caught our attention are the cheesy one-liners imprinted on the images
Manoj Bajpayee may be pointing his gun at someone, but his concentration remains fixed on the derriere of a voluptuous woman. Although the poster looks super cheeky, what’s interesting is that it portrays the issues gripping erstwhile Bihar in a nutshell. 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
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
The Dev.D director feels that he can make the kind of films that he likes without any backing from a studio or a star
Anurag Kashyap has been making some really good and edgy films without following Bollywood’s commercial cinema diktats. His latest gangster flick Gangs of Wasseypur, that will be released in two parts, has been making waves at many international festivals, including Cannes. Click here to read more