ANURAG KASHYAP

  • Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap went on a global trail for 'Bombay Velvet' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bringing back the old world charm of the 'Bombay' of the 1960s in 'Bombay Velvet' turned out to be a Herculean task for director Anurag Kashyap, who had to source props and materials from various countries. The idea was to add authenticity to the film. "Kashyap was very specific with...
  • Bombay Velvet: New song 'Fifi' featuring Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor brings back the vintage era of Mumbai April 10, 2015

    From the costumes to the beats of the song, 'Fifi' from Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' is all things vintage. Featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma, the song depicts beautifully the 1960s Bombay in all its glory. The film also features Karan Johar, Kay Kay Menon, Vivaan Shah and Raveena Tandon....
  • Anurag Kashyap is 'dying to see' Kalki Koechlin on screen April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap can't wait to see his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin in the film 'Margarita With A Straw' and says that she always wanted to do such a challenging role. "She always looked for such roles. This is something she always wanted more than anything she has done in the...
  • Anurag Kashyap all set to bring popular comic book character 'Chacha Chaudhary' on silver screen April 1, 2015

    Update: This was an April Fools' prank that was posted on April 1 and should be taken in that spirit. Director Anurag Kashyap has always been an eccentric man and his selection of movies has been far from conventional. From a movie about supernatural events that makes a man quit smoking,...
  • Kalki Koechlin, Anurag Kashyap file for divorce March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who separated from her husband filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in 2013, has now filed for a divorce and expects to get it soon. Kalki Koechlin, who made her Bollywood debut in Kashyap's 2009 hit movie 'Dev D', tied the knot with him in 2011. In a recent...
  • Karan Johar: I am really stressed out about 'Bombay Velvet' March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is foraying into acting with Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet', is nervous and 'stressed out about how his negative character in the film will be accepted by the audience. In the romantic thriller, KJo plays a villain called Kaizad Khambatta, who has a flamboyant character. "I am really...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' trailer: Street fighter Ranbir Kapoor serenades Anushka Sharma the singer in 1960s Bombay March 19, 2015

    There is a certain level of mystery attached to old world charm in the trailer of Anurag Kashyap's latest film 'Bombay Velvet'. Ranbir Kapoor plays a street fighter who serenades Anushka Sharma, a jazz singer in 1960s Bombay. The film also features Karan Johar in a crucial role. Kashyap's 'Bombay...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Director March 18, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Gulshan Devaiah: 'Hunterrr' is not grievously affected by the censor board March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Gulshan Devaiah's latest film 'Hunterrr' is the latest film to face diktats from the Censor board. According to media reports, the makers of the adult comedy have been instructed to re-dub a few scenes in the film which contain cuss words. Explaining the re-dubbing, lead actor Gulshan Devaiah...
  • Sonakshi Sinha begins shooting for Murugadoss's next; the film also features Shatrughan Sinha and Anurag Kashyap March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha is all charged up and excited as she has started shooting for filmmaker AR Murugadoss's yet-untitled Hindi action thriller on Monday. The 'Dabangg' actress took to micro-blogging site Twitter, and shared: "My first day of shoot today for @ARMurugadoss sirs film! Cant wait to be in front...
  • Kunal Kapoor talks about his father Shashi Kapoor's films; Anurag Kashyap on 'Bombay Velvet' March 12, 2015

    During a Film restoration event by Viacom18, Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor's son Kunal Kapoor shares his father's films experience. Also watch, Director Anurag Kashyap talks about his upcoming release 'Bombay Velvet'. ...
  • 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...