Anurag Kashyap

  • Replug: 'Love polygon' and cannibals; when Anurag Kashyap tried to come up with a Rs 100 crore film idea 1 week ago

    Anurag Kashyap is truly a master filmmaker. So, on his birthday, we present to you (again), a hilarious video from last year. A love trapezium and a heroine who's a cannibal -- this super funny video, starring the 'Bombay Velvet' filmmaker, was made by The Viral Fever Videos in 2013. ...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever 1 week ago

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' release date shifted to May 2015; Kay Kay Menon says Anurag Kashyap won't release till he is satisfied September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon supports Anurag Kashyap's decision to release 'Bombay Velvet' next year and says that the director shows his work only when he is a hundred percent satisfied. 'Bombay Velvet' was initially slated to come out Nov 28, but now it will hit the screens in May 2015....
  • Anurag Kashyap to act in Sudhir Mishra's new political thriller 'Pyaas' September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra has begun shooting his upcoming film 'Pyaas' in his hometown Lucknow. The political thriller has an ensemble starcast of Rahul Bhatt, Richa Chaddha, Saurabh Shukla, Vipin Sharma, Vineet Singh and Anurag Kashyap. "'Pyaas': a film about the addiction of power. The script has evolved beautifully. May the...
  • Irrfan Khan's 'Qissa', set in 1947, is about a girl who is forced to marry a woman; 10 really interesting films to look out for this year August 6, 2014

    While first half of 2014 was dominated by new stars and small budget films, second half of the year will see the film releases of big budget films featuring superstars. There are also some critically acclaimed Indies lined up for a commercial release in the later part of the year....
  • Anurag Kashyap is clueless about response to 'Yudh' July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, one of the creative directors of Sony TV's finite series "Yudh" starring Amitabh Bachchan, is so busy in the editing room that he is oblivious to the response to the show. Produced by Endemol India and Saraswati Creations, "Yudh" is Big B's debut fiction show. "I don't come...
  • Amitabh Bachchan on 'Yudh': It was essential that actors looked natural June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen without make-up in his much awaited TV show 'Yudh'. The 71-year-old actor plays the character of a real estate baron, Yudhisthir Sikarwar, in the upcoming show. Anurag Kashyap, the creative director of the show, took a deliberate decision of 'no makeup' for the...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' leaves audience numb at Leh film festival June 30, 2014

    Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', which created waves at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this year, made its Asia premiere here and left an audience full of filmmakers, army trainees and media, numb with its 'ugliness'. The thriller about complex relationships around a tragedy, its underlying connotation and stupendous performances left the...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Anurag Kashyap: Speculations on personal life bother me June 29, 2014

    Leh: Post his separation from wife Kalki Koechlin, much is being written about Anurag Kashyap's personal life and the filmmaker says he is bothered by the intrusion of privacy. Kashyap and the 30-year-old actress separated mutually last year after more than two years of marriage, and ever since the 'Gangs of...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: For me 'Yudh' has been an amazing experience June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, all set to make his grand fiction debut on television with 'Yudh', hopes that the unique story of the series will help him connect to a larger audience. 'Yudh' boasts of a plethora of talent in its writing and casting departments, led by Bachchan's...
  • Sarika: At times, working with Amitabh Bachchan is disturbing because he is so good at everything June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Sarika has shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in the past, but when she was offered a key role in "Yudh", Big B's fiction debut on TV, her initial attraction was to again star with the megastar. Sarika, who herself is making her TV debut, plays Big...
  • LIFF 2014: 'Ugly' to premiere, a special retrospective on director Akiro Kurosawa June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) to be held in Leh June 27-29, will have multiple highlights - while Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" will have a green carpet premiere, there will be a special retrospective on the globally acclaimed filmmaker Akiro Kurosawa. The focus country for the...
  • e Lounge: Nisha Pahuja, Anurag Kashyap on 'The World Before Her' June 7, 2014

    'The World Before Her' is a movie that portrays the life of extremists and reasons behind their hostility. In an CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Movie's Writer and Director Nisha Pahuja and Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap talks about the story and other aspects of the film. ...
  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap speaks about Nisha Pahuka’s documentary ‘The World Before Her’ June 6, 2014

    After winning accolades at various film festivals, director Nisha Pahuka's documentary 'The World Before Her' will release in India on Friday. CNN IBN's Rajeev Masand catches up with the two artistes. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan takes keen interest in the promotional, marketing campaign of 'Yudh' June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his television debut in the fiction format with 'Yudh', is taking a keen interest in marketing and promotion of the show to be aired on Sony TV. Bachchan is paying attention to aspects like marketing and promotion of the show and is meeting with...
  • First look of Amitabh Bachchan's TV serial 'Yudh' to be launched during IPL finals June 1, 2014

    He has ruled the big screen for decades and now Amitabh Bachchan is making his foray into small screen in a new TV serial called 'Yudh'. To be aired on Sony Television, the first look of the show will be launched at IPL final today by the mega star himself....
  • Snapshot: Estranged couple Kalki Koechlin and Anurag Kashyap pose together at a movie screening June 1, 2014

    Many were pleasantly surprised to see Kalki Koechlin at the special screening of 'The World Before Her' which was organised by WIFT India's Cine Corner and her estranged husband Anurag Kashyap. Kashyap who is also presenting the documentary directed by Nisha Pahuja, looked tad bit awkward while posing with Kalki...
  • Anurag Kashyap is a great person to work with: Remo Fernandes May 31, 2014

    Panaji: Singer Remo Fernandes, who is making his full-fledged acting debut in director Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet', says the filmmaker is a great person to work with. The 61-year-old 'Humma Humma' singer said Anurag made him feel comfortable on the sets of the film, which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I couldn't have made 'Queen' May 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap co-produced 'Queen' and was involved in its editing, but the filmmaker has no qualms in saying that he couldn't have made an entertainer like it. For every filmmaker, he says, a certain conviction is necessary towards the project they take up. Explaining his stance about making movies which reach...
  • Kalki and I are good friends: Anurag Kashyap May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says he and estranged wife Kalki Koechlin are still good friends. The 41-year-old filmmaker, who married Kalki in 2011, had announced separation last year in November but said they were not contemplating a divorce. "What you want to know about personal life? I and Kalki are separated....
  • Ranbir Kapoor to sport a lean, muscular built in Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' May 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor has worked out hard to sport a muscular body in Anurag Kashyap's "Bombay Velvet". If a source is to be believed, a trainer from Kenya had come down to train the talented actor. "Ranbir got a trainer from Kenya to train with him for almost four months. He...
  • 'Revolver Rani' actor Zakir Hussain to work with Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Zakir Hussain, who plays a politician in the recently released film 'Revolver Rani', is gearing up to work with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show. The actor will have a prominent role in the fictional show which will be directed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who...
  • Ranbir Kapoor happy that 'Bombay Velvet' will not clash with any film April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor is happy that his upcoming film 'Bombay Velvet' is not releasing with any other movie as he feels that it affects the business of the project. Earlier, Anurag Kashyap directed 'Bombay Velvet' starring Ranbir in the lead was set to have a box office clash with superstar...
  • Ranbir Kapoor is my favourite co-star, Anurag Kashyap my favourite director: Karan Johar April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who will be seen acting in his first full-fledged role in 'Bombay Velvet', says it was great to work under Anurag Kashyap's direction in the film. The shooting of the movie is almost over with just a day's shoot left. "It was great to be directed by Anurag....
  • 'Bombay Velvet' avoids clash with 'P.K' in Christmas; to now release on November 28 April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A clash of two big films - 'Bombay Velvet' and 'P.K.' - has been avoided. Anurag Kashyap has officially announced that his film 'Bombay Velvet' will release Nov 28 and not during the Christmas season. "We finished shooting last night and only one day's shoot that has to be done...
  • Anushka Sharma wraps up 'Bombay Velvet', gets busy with 'NH10' April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma became emotional after wrapping up the shooting of Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' here. The film is a drama film based on 'Mumbai Fables', a semi-fictional study of Bombay in 1960s by eminent historian and Princeton University's history professor Gyan Prakash. The entire unit gathered with...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' to open New York Indian Film Festival April 2, 2014

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival in...
  • Anushka Sharma teams up with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films and Eros for 'NH 10' March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Anushka Sharma's first production venture 'NH 10' will be co-produced by Eros International Media Limited (Eros International) and Phantom Films. To be directed by Navdeep Singh, 'NH 10' is an action thriller about a road trip that goes wrong, and apart from producing it, Anushka will feature in...