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
GANGS OF WASSEYPUR: All you need to know about the movie
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The first part of Anurag Kashyap’s much-talked about film Gangs of Wasseypur releases on June 22 in India. Here’s all you need to know about the film.
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Will Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ be banned?
The people of Wasseypur are irked by the way their hometown has been portrayed in the film
Anurag Kashyap’s ambitious film, Gangs of Wasseypur, based on the coal mafia of Dhanbad, was recently screened at the Cannes Film Festival, and it received a standing ovation. Click here to read more