43 Facts About Anurag Kashyap

1. Anurag Kashyap gave his own exciting spin to the story and gave us his version of the cult in the form of Dev.

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2. Anurag Kashyap made his directorial debut with Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead in 2000.

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3. Anurag Kashyap got his first major break when actor Manoj Bajpai, who was working on Daud showed Auto Narayan to producer-director Ramgopal Varma.

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4. Anurag Kashyap read The Trial and told Nihalani that the book could only be made into an animation film, not a regular one.

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5. Anurag Kashyap was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, where his father worked for the state electricity board, though he grew up in several cities, including Varanasi and Saharanpur.

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6. Anurag Kashyap is a critically acclaimed Indian film director and screenwriter.

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7. Anurag Kashyap plays a cameo as a judge, along with Vishal Dadlani, in 'Happy New Year'.

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8. Anurag Kashyap plays the role of a child molester in Onir's film 'I Am'.

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9. Anurag Kashyap plays a cameo as one of Chanda's clients.

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10. Anurag Kashyap serves as the Member of board of the NGO, Aangan, which helps protect vulnerable children around India.

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11. Anurag Kashyap was born on 10 September, 1972 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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12. Anurag Kashyap is an Indian filmmaker and actor, known for his work in Hindi cinema.

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13. Anurag Kashyap is a professional Indian film director, writer, producer, and actor.

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14. Anurag Kashyap is professional Indian film director, writer, producer and actor in India.

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15. Anurag Kashyap is a famous Indian film director, writer, producer and actor in India, he is born on 10-Sep-1972 in Gorakhpur, India, Her home city is Gorakhpur, and Nationality Indian.

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16. Anurag Kashyap currently serves as on the Member of the board of Mumbai-based NGO, Aangan Trust, which helps protect vulnerable children around India.

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17. Anurag Kashyap made his directorial debut with as yet unreleased Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead.

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18. Anurag Kashyap launched his directorial debut with the film Paanch, but unfortunately, the movie was denied a theatrical release due to censorship complication.

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19. Anurag Kashyap initially used to write for a television serial, Kashyap got his introductory break as a co-writer with the film Satya in 1998.

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20. Anurag Kashyap was born on 10th September 1972 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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21. Anurag Kashyap has celebrated the total number of 46 birthdays till date.

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22. On the other side, Anurag Kashyap started reigning high with his realistic crime-based films 'Gulaal', 'Black Friday', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' series and 'Ugly'.

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23. Anurag Kashyap has shown his aversion to linearity quite adeptly, too, as seen in 'Gulaal' making this a striking similarity between the two.

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24. In 2007, Anurag Kashyap got into another spat with the board after refusing to display the "Smoking is injurious to health" sign during scenes that involved smoking.

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25. In a tweet, Anurag Kashyap said, "The reportage so far on the alleged 'investigation' is false.

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26. When asked about his religious views, Anurag Kashyap replied: "I am an atheist.

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27. Anurag Kashyap was first married to film editor Aarti Bajaj, with whom he has a daughter.

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28. Anurag Kashyap is regarded as an auteur and is credited for pioneering India's indie scene in the early 2000s.

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29. In 2016, Anurag Kashyap was awarded with Yash Bharti Award by the Government of Uttar Pradesh for his contribution in the field of cinema.

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30. On 20 May 2013, Anurag Kashyap was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government at 2013 Cannes Film Festival, when India was the guest country of the festival to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema.

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31. Anurag Kashyap has made cameo appearances in his films and those of others, including Black Friday, No Smoking, Tera Kya Hoga Johnny, Luck by Chance (2009), Dev.

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32. Anurag Kashyap co-produced Haraamkhor, the survival drama Trapped (2016) and the superhero film Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018).

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33. In October 2015, Anurag Kashyap teamed up with Ridley Scott and Richie Mehta for Google, as the executive producer for the documentary India in a Day.

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34. In 2012, Anurag Kashyap produced The Last Act, India's first collaborative feature film from twelve directors to make ten-minute short films, with each film being a part of a larger story written by him.

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35. In August 2018, it was announced that Anurag Kashyap will direct a film titled Talagh with Angira Dhar which will be in German, Dari and Pashto languages.

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36. In an interview with critic Rajeev Masand, Anurag Kashyap stated that at one point he wanted to leave India because he felt that people here did not understand his films but then realised that he did not manage the budget of the film.

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37. In 2012, Anurag Kashyap came up with his ambitious directorial venture Gangs of Wasseypur, which screened at the 2012 Cannes Directors' Fortnight, London Indian Film Festival, Toronto film festival and the Sundance Film Festival in 2013.

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38. In 2011, Anurag Kashyap directed That Girl in Yellow Boots, a thriller starring Kalki Koechlin who co-wrote the film with him.

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39. While working with Nair, Anurag Kashyap came across files related to the Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders that took place in Pune in 1976, which became the inspiration for his directorial debut Paanch.

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40. The day they met, Anurag Kashyap watched Taxi Driver at Nair's place, and the film inspired him to "write something".

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41. Anurag Kashyap was born on 10 September 1972 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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42. Apart from filmmaking, Anurag Kashyap serves as the Member of board of the Mumbai-based NGO, Aangan, which helps protect vulnerable children around India.

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43. Anurag Kashyap is an Indian film director, writer, editor, producer and actor known for his works in Hindi cinema.

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