ANURAG KASHYAP

  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap talk about religion, politics and films 16 hours 3 minutes ago

    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 19 hours 9 minutes ago

    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 21 hours 36 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days 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 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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...