New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap is among those filmmakers who have never followed a fixed path. Known for dark themes, the director is back with his new venture 'Gangs of Wasseypur'.
The film has been made in two parts. Both the parts will showcase the same story extending over six decades. The second part of 'Gangs of Wasseypur' will be released after some weeks of the first installment.
It features Manoj Bajpayee, Jaideep Ahlawat, Nawazuddin Siddique, Remma Sen and Tigmanshu Dhulia in prominent roles.
Manoj Bajpayee, Jaideep Ahlawat, Nawazuddin Siddique, Remma Sen and Tigmanshu Dhulia are in the star cast of the film.
The film has received accolades at prestigious film festivals, and thus the common audience has high hopes from it.
Rohit Vats of IBNLive is inside the theater to live tweet the experience of 'Gangs of Wasseypur'.
10:28 AM: Stay tuned for the live tweet review of 'Gangs of Wasseypur'.
10:50 AM: Gangs of Wasseypur is about to begin now.
10:54 AM: The film is directed by Anurag Kashyap and stars Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddique and Tigmanshu Dhulia in the lead roles.
10:57 AM: Gangs of Wasseypur has been made in two parts. This is the first part.
11:02 AM: The film opens with gun firing. The credit promises a gritty film.
11:04 AM: Tigmanshu Dhulia, Pihush Mishra and Jaideep Ahlawat arrive.
11:08 AM: It's Querashi vs Pathan in Gangs of Wasseypur.
11:11 AM: Ek bagal me chand hoga ek bagal me rotiyan. What a song.
11:14 AM: Jaideep Ahlawat is subtle and expressive.
11:17 AM: It's brutal, savage and disturbing. Not for people with weak hearts.
11:24 AM: Locations and lighting compliment the story.
11:27 AM: Finally the man is here. Manoj Bajpayee arrives in style.
11:28 AM: Goli nahi marenge usko, keh kr lenge uski.
11:34 AM: Is this the inheritance of loss for Sardar Khan.
11:38 AM: Khana khao taakat aayega, bahar jaake baizzati mat kara dena.
11:50 AM: Ek galti se kitna tamasha hoga iska kisi ko andaza nahi hai.
11:55 AM: Sneha Khanwalker's experimental music suits the story and set up.
12:05 PM: Manoj Bajpayee excels among a crowd of good actors. He has played his role with absolutely no inhibition.
12:13 PM: Eee Wassypur hai, yaha kabutar bhi ek pankh se uadta hai, doosre se apna izzat bachata hai.
12:18 PM: The director has given historical reference. It adds authenticity to the story.
12:32 PM: The director has tried to evoke soft emotions but the basic mood of the film dose not permit him to try much.
12:44 PM: The storyteller has understood the social fabric of the Wasseypur area.
12:49 PM: The details of how the coal mafia works is mesmerizing. It gives a documentary feel to the film.
12:58 PM: Nawazuddin Siddique has done a long wait to achieve a good actor's status. His mannerism is as par the requirement.
1:02 PM: The second half seems stretched.
1:09 PM: Good characterisation is strength of the story.
1:15 PM: Rajiv Ravi's camera work adds a voyeuristic feel to the film.
1:20 PM: Yashpal Sharma as a never seen before character. His dialect appears fine.
1:25 PM: The story has so far kept the promise of being a revenge story. The tempo need to rise now.
1:32 PM: The film inches to climax. Jiya ho Bihar ke lala.
1:43 PM: Strength of the are acting, research and cinematography.
1:45 PM: Weaknesses are stretched second half and constant tempo.
1:47 PM: Extensive use of explicits may keep the family audience away from the film.
1:51 PM: The film is the brave face of Indian Cinema. It somehow manages to match up to the hype.
1:55 PM: The film does not offer anything substantial but good actors make the set up believable.
1:59 PM: Overall you can watch the film for Manoj Bajpayee's acting and Anurag Kashyap's story telling.
2:00 PM: Its not a great film but it certainly is a different film.
2:01 PM: Thanks for being with us throughout the Tweet Review of Gangs of Wasseypur.
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