ANURAG KASHYAP

  • 'Ugly': Ronit Roy says he felt 'like a little boy' that Anurag Kashyap had to guide on the sets 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Happy and excited that his long-pending film 'Ugly' will hit the screens before 2014 ends, actor Ronit Roy says that while shooting the movie, he felt like a little boy who was being guided by director Anurag Kashyap. Ronit, who was last seen as Arjun Kapoor's autocratic dad in '2...
  • Karan johar will surprise you in 'Bombay Velvet': Anurag Basu Yesterday

    Mumbai: Karan Johar is making his acting debut in period drama 'Bombay Velvet' and the movie's director Anurag Kashyap feels that the fellow filmmaker will surprise the audience with his performance. Johar, 42, will play a negative role in the film, which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma besides the 'Kuch...
  • Shah Rukh Khan is like an elder brother: Anurag Kashyap 3 days ago

    Anurag Kashyap and Shah Rukh Khan are yet to collaborate on a film together but the director says the superstar is like a family to him. Anurag, 42, who did a guest appearance in Khan's Happy New Year, said they know each other from their early days. "With Shah Rukh Khan, I...
  • We won't have as many screens as 'PK': Anurag Kashyap on 'Ugly' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap, who lost the battle against an anti-tobacco disclaimer in all the scenes in his film 'Ugly', says he has not given up on the issue, but admits he had to compromise. Kashyap had challenged the rules under the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Act, which makes it compulsory for...
  • Dad's films were more forward than Anurag Kashyap's: Pooja Bhatt December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Many credit Anurag Kashyap for revolutionsing the current moviemaking culture, but actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says her father Mahesh Bhatt's films were "way more forward" than the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' fame director is known for creating. "Some of the films are new, but most of them are old as hell...
  • It was wonderful working with Anurag Kashyap in 'Ugly', says music composer GV Prakash Kumar November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Southern composer G.V Prakash Kumar, who has worked with Anurag Kashyap in both parts of 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has made his Hindi singing debut with the filmmaker's upcoming psychological thriller 'Ugly'. Prakash, nephew of A.R Rahman, has also composed the music for the film. "It was wonderful working with Anurag in...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I have written some bad films November 24, 2014

    Panaji: Be it scripts or dialogues, Anurag Kashyap has written for many directors like Ram Gopal Varma and Vikramaditya Motwane. But the filmmaker is not particularly proud of some of his works created for fellow directors. "I've made good movies, but I've written some bad films. I won't take their names...
  • We are good friends, have creative understanding and a lot of respect for each other: Kalki Koechlin on Anurag Kashyap November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin says she is still good friends with estranged husband Anurag Kashyap. She is also hoping to work with the filmmaker "someday". "We still are very good friends. We still have something which nobody can take it away from us. We still have creative understanding and a lot...
  • Anurag Kashyap: Happy that festival films are doing well commercially October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap Saturday said he is happy that the festival films are doing well commercially as well. "I think the myth that the festival films don't work commercially has changed. This myth is thing of the past now its good the audience has changed and the credit goes to...
  • Replug: 'Love polygon' and cannibals; when Anurag Kashyap tried to come up with a Rs 100 crore film idea September 10, 2014

    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 September 10, 2014

    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 makeup in his much awaited TV show 'Yudh'. The 71yearold 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 30yearold 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 2729, 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 CNNIBN'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 Pahukas 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 fullfledged acting debut in director Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet', says the filmmaker is a great person to work with. The 61yearold '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 coproduced '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...