Anurag Kashyap


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Anurag Singh Kashyap (born 10 September 1972) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Kashyap made his directorial debut with as yet unreleased Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead. As a filmmaker, he is known for Black Friday (2004), a controversial and award-winning Hindi film about the 1993 Mumbai bombings, followed by No Smoking (2007), Dev D (2009), Gulaal (2009), That Girl in Yellow Boots (2011) and Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). As a screenwriter, he wrote the scripts for the Filmfare Award-winning Satya (1998) and the Academy Award-nominated Canadian film Water (2005). He founded his film production company, Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt. Ltd. in 2009.

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Anurag Kashyap has written the dialogue for many films, including Lootera, Talaash (2012) and Kurbaan (2009). The film-maker has now created a niche for himself in the industry, not only as a director but also as an innovative writer.

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says he will fight till the end against the Censor Board's objection to his refusal to add anti-smoking disclaimers in his upcoming directorial venture Ugly. And if the need arises, he will even approach the Supreme Court.

"Me and Kalki are separating, we are taking time off from each other to figure things out. We are not divorcing. We request the media to please respect our privacy and give us our space and not speculate. Thank you, Kalki and Anurag," a statement from Anurag read.
On Tuesday (November 26), Anurag Kashyap filed a petition in the Bombay High Court challenging the Censor Board's anti-smoking disclaimer.
He might be known for his directing skills, but Anurag Kashyap has tried his hand at acting too (remember his cameos in films like Shagird; 2011, Black Friday, Dev.D and Luck by Chance; both 2009).
Anurag Kashyap and Huma Qureshi have trashed rumours that they were seeing each other days after they were seen hugging at a film screening. Earlier Kalki Koechlin, Kashyap's estranged wife, had also tweeted that her problems with her husband had nothing to do with Huma.
This year, the Christmas weekend has become a must have slot for several filmmakers. Among those who want to release their films during the end-of-year festive period are Anurag Kashyap with Bombay Velvet (BV) and Aamir Khan with P K.
Anurag Kashyap is known for his realistic brand of cinema and now the film-maker is taking it a step further by joining hands with an international campaign to fight human trafficking and exploitation.
Reports had surfaced last year, suggesting director Kabir Sadanand was upset with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for using the name Ugly for his film, that sounded similar to former’s upcoming, the Akshay Kumar production, Fugly.
Somehow, we had the general impression that Bollywood stars always have help at hand - whether they are at home, on the sets, or out with an entourage.