ANURAG KASHYAP

  • Radhika Apte elated over working with Anurag Kashyap in an international project February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte says she is thrilled to be a part of an untitled international project which has brought together seven directors from across the globe to make an ensemble of short films. "I am very keen on doing more international work so when this opportunity presented itself, I was...
  • 'Bombay Velvet': Ranbir Kapoor looks rugged and lean as boxer Johnny Balraj in the new Anurag Kashyap film January 28, 2015

    Produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Bombay Velvet' is reported to be based on historian Gyan Prakash's book 'Mumbai Fables'. The film, which is set to hit the theatres on May 15, features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Siddharth Basu and...
  • Anurag Kashyap suggested me to send 'Meeruthiya Gangsters' to Cannes film festival: Zeishan Quadri January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Writer Zeishan Quadri, who is debuting as a director with crime-based movie 'Meeruthiya Gangsters', says he is planning to send the film to the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival. Based on a real life incident, the film features actors Aakash Dahiya, Vansh Bhardwaj, Jaideep Ahlawat and Jatin Sarna. The film is...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses PIL against Aamir Khan's 'PK', says it isn't offensive January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed against Raj Kumar Hirani directed and Aamir Khan starrer film 'PK', saying "the film was not offensive". A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw refused to entertain the plea which sought ban on the film...
  • 'Bajirao Mastani' to 'Bombay Velvet': Watch out for epic costume dramas in 2015 January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: From 'Bajirao Mastani' to 'Mohenjo Daro' -- it looks like 2015 will be an epic year for Bollywood. Several filmmakers have lined up big budget spectacles that go back in time. Here's looking at the big budget epics of 2015: 'Bajirao Mastani': Set in the 17th century, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's...
  • I want to work with Anurag Kashyap again and again: Vineet Singh December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vineet Singh, best known as murabba man of 'Bombay Talkies', says he gets creative satisfaction when he works with director Anurag Kashyap. Vineet currently stars in Kashyap's latest release 'Ugly', which marks the third collaboration between the director-actor duo after 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and anthology film 'Bombay Talkies'. "Anurag...
  • Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl: The 6 master filmmakers of 2014 December 30, 2014

    As the saying commonly goes, 'the Director is the captain of the ship'. And as the captain, the director has to steer the ship (in this case, the film) in the right direction so the audience understands and gets entertained by his vision. Many a times, a director makes or breaks...
  • Any film worth a debate is a good film: Boman Irani on 'PK' controversy December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to the controversies surrounding Rajkumar Hirani's latest release 'PK', actor Boman Irani says people need to respect the viewpoint of the makers. "People may agree and may even disagree but then they have to respect it (the concept of 'PK') because we are also respecting their view," Boman, who...
  • 'Ugly' review: Twists galore, Anurag Kashyap's latest keeps you hooked December 27, 2014

    Film: 'Ugly' Cast: Rahul Bhat, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Girish Kulkarni, Surveen Chawla Director: Anurag Kashyap Rating: 4/5 New Delhi: Right in the beginning of 'Ugly', there is a scene where Rahul Bhatt and Vineet Singh go to file a case of a missing child. The inspector on duty, played by a brilliant Marathi...
  • Anybody who is shown the mirror will always feel offended: Anurag Kashyap on viewers slamming 'PK' December 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has hailed Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' as a clever film by "bravest filmmaker" Rajkumar Hirani, who has handled an issue as sensitive as religion with a dash of humour. 'PK', which is doing well at the box office, has been getting mixed reactions from audiences for its content....
  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap talk about religion, politics and films December 26, 2014

    Indian film director Anurag Kashyap talks about his recently released film 'Ugly' and much about religion and politics. ...
  • Anurag Kashyap, please don't make films like 'Ugly' any more: A passive-aggressive letter from a heart-broken viewer December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the first things we noticed while watching the film 'Ugly' was how real it looked. What the actors wore, how they spoke and how they reacted was only too relatable. It was slightly disturbing, even. We're aware that we sound like we enjoyed Anurag Kashyap's latest offering...
  • 'Ugly' tweet review: It has a compelling story but makes you a tad bit uncomfortable December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap always makes his viewers think. His latest- 'Ugly' is a gritty thriller narrating a story of upmanship of two men in search of their daughter. Featuring Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Rahut Bhat, the story is of cat and mouse chase in search of a missing child....
  • 'Bombay Velvet' went around before coming to Ranbir Kapoor: Anurag Kashyap December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Anurag Kashyap approached actors like Aamir, Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan for his ambitious period drama 'Bombay Velvet' before it finally landed with Ranbir Kapoor. The director said he needed a big star to raise money for his big-budget film. Also, starring Anushka Sharma and Karan...
  • Surveen Chawla: I am certain that 'Ugly' will grow through word-of-mouth December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Surveen Chawla, who plays a C-grade item girl in 'Ugly', hopes the movie finds a strong audience through a positive word of mouth. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Ugly' released on Friday -- a week after Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' hit the screens - and set the cash registers ringing at...
  • Anurag Kashyap likes to confront dark emotions through his films December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's fascination for dark subjects is evident from his movies and the filmmaker says he tackles such emotions on screen because normally people don't like confront it in real life. Kashyap, 42, who has directed films like 'Black Friday', 'Dev D', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' feels the society today has...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt posts a grumpy selfie with Sahid Kapoor on the last day of 'Shaandaar' shoot December 24, 2014

    The last day on the sets of 'Shaandaar' was not a cheerful one for the lead pair, Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor. Alia Bhatt took to Instagram, posting a photo of her and Shahid with sad faces. It also stars Shahid's father and veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and Sanjay...
  • Aamir Khan's 'PK' crosses Rs 50 crore in two days December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' has minted over Rs.50 crore in two days in the domestic market, and trade experts expect it do "steady" business in coming days. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film released Friday. Girish Johar, who is aware of the economics of the...
  • Ankit Tiwari on singing 'Dil darbadar' for 'PK': Melody requires a lot of hard work December 21, 2014

    Vadodara: Noted playback singer Ankit Tiwari says melody is his strength and a lot of hard work is required to croon melodious numbers. "Melody is my strength and it requires a lot of hard work, proper training and guidance for singing such songs," the 27-year-old playback singer and music director told...
  • 'Ugly': Ronit Roy says he felt 'like a little boy' that Anurag Kashyap had to guide on the sets December 20, 2014

    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 December 19, 2014

    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 December 17, 2014

    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' December 16, 2014

    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...