Actor-Producer-Writer-Director Anurag Singh Kashyap

Actor-Producer-Writer-Director Anurag Singh Kashyap

Maverick actor-producer-writer-director Anurag Singh Kashyap was born on the 10th of September, 1972.

He has managed to impress the critics as well as the general public in all his avatars, be it as a director for the acclaimed film Black Friday; as a screenwriter for the hard hitting films Satya and Water; as an actor for the film I Am and as a producer for the marvellous film Udaan.





Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet Lead Star

Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet Lead Star

Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet Lead Star

Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet Lead Star


Bombay Velvet  – It’s an upcoming drama film that has the current hotshots of Bollywood Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma playing the lead pair.

Anurag Kashyap’s Hasee Toh Phasee Lead Stars

Anurag Kashyap's Hasee Toh Phasee Lead Stars

Hasee Toh Phasee – It is still in Pre-production. There’s already a buzz regarding the selection of Parineeti Chopra and Siddharth Malhotra as the film’s lead pair.

Anurag Kashyap’s Lootera Lead Stars

Anurag Kashyap's Lootera Lead Stars

Lootera –  It’s a highly anticipated film and is in its Post-production stage. It is scheduled for releasing on March 29, 2013. The unusual pairing of Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha and their rumoured relationship or the lack of it has made it to the tabloids.




Anurag Kashyap’s Shahid

Anurag Kashyap's Shahid

Shahid – It had its World premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. It has a cast of Raj Kumar Yadav, Prabhleen Sandhu, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Baljinder Kaur, Vinod Rawat, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Vipin Sharma, Shalini Vatsa, Paritosh Sand, Pawan Kumar and  Mukesh Chhabra. The film is a thriller.

Anurag Kashyap’s Tasher Desh

Anurag Kashyap's Tasher Desh

Tasher DeshAnurag Kashyap teamed up with the controversial Bengali director known as ‘Q’ to produce the film.  The film is an interesting combination of classic Bengali work meets a Horror Picture. It is to be released in the first quarter of 2013 in India.

 Anurag Kashyap’s Michael

Anurag Kashyap's Michael

Michael – Ribhu Dasgupta debuts as a director in this film, which is a story about a falsely convicted senior cop and the destructive political circle he gets involved with. The emotional content is provided with the relationship between him and his son. Naseeruddin Shah plays the title role in this film.

Anurag Kashyap’s Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana

Anurag Kashyap's Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana

Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana – Sameer Sharma makes his directorial debut with this film. The film has Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi in the lead.

Anurag Kashyap’s Chittagong

Anurag Kashyap's Chittagong

ChittagongBedabrata Pain directed this film, which is based on the real events that took place during India’s freedom struggle and specifically during the Chittagong Uprising. It has actor Manoj Bajpai playing the lead.

Anurag Kashyap’s  Aiyyaa

Anurag Kashyap's Aiyyaa

 Aiyyaa – Sachin Kundalkar directed this rom-com film. The film had Rani Mukherji acting after a small absence from the screen and Malayalam superstar Prithviraj in his first Bollywood film, in the lead roles

Anurag Kashyap’s  Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2

Anurag Kashyap's  Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 – The film is the second installment of the film Gangs of Wasseypur series, which shows the power Struggles, politics and vengeance among three crime families. Part two features an ensemble cast with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Pankaj Tripathi, Raj Kumar Yadav and Huma Qureshi . The film spans a time period of the 1990s upto 2009

Anurag Kashyap’s  Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1

Anurag Kashyap's  Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 The film has the star cast of Manoj Bajpai, Richa Chadda and Tigmanshu Dhulia and the time period shown was of, the early 1940s to mid-1990s.



Anurag Kashyap’s  Shaitaan

Anurag Kashyap's  Shaitaan

Shaitaan This thriller film was directed by Bejoy Nambiar and had starring Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiya, Shiv Pandit, Neil Bhoopalam, Kirti Kulhari, Rajit Kapoor, Pawan Malhotra and Raj Kumar Yadav playing the main roles.

Anurag Kashyap’s  That Girl in Yellow Boots

Anurag Kashyap's  That Girl in Yellow Boots

That Girl in Yellow Boots– The film falls in the thriller genre and stars Anurag’s wife Kalki Koechlin in the lead role and Naseeruddin Shah playing an important role.


Anurag Kashyap’s  Udaan

Anurag Kashyap's  Udaan

Udaan– This cult classic film is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and is reportedly based on the real life story of Anurag Kashyap. The story about a 17 year old boy and his travails. The film was officially selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard (A Certain Glance) category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.





Bombay Velvet


Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2

Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2

Anurag Kashyap  made his characters speak in the real rustic and raw language in that particular part of India. The violence shown was explicit and brutal. The soundtrack of the film was based on  traditional Indian folk songs and was well researched.

 Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1

Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1

The film was acclaimed at various international film circuits and was nominated the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Achievement in Directing.


Anurag Kashyap’s That Girl in Yellow Boots

Anurag Kashyap's That Girl in Yellow Boots

That Girl in Yellow Boots

The film was first screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and was followed by a screening at the Venice Film Festiva. This film too, made its rounds of the international film circuits including the South Asian International Film Festival.


Anurag Kashyap’s Mumbai Cutting

Anurag Kashyap's Mumbai Cutting

Mumbai Cutting

This film was an anthology film and contained eleven different stories that had the commonality of all being about life in Mumbai.  Anurag Kashyap was one of the eleven directors who made short films on each of those stories. The other exciting directors included Sudhir Mishra, Rahul Dholakia, Kundan Shah,  Rituparno Ghosh, Revathy, Ruchi Narain, Shashanka Ghosh, Manish Jha, Jahnu Barua and Ayush Raina.


Anurag Kashyap’s Gulaal

Anurag Kashyap's Gulaal


This film has actors Kay Kay Menon, Raj Singh Chaudhary, Abhimanyu Singh, Deepak Dobriyal, Ayesha Mohan, Jesse Randhawa, Piyush Mishra and Aditya Srivastava playing important characters. The film was a political and issue based film that spoke about the pursuit of power and the false dealings of the powerful. The authentically portrayed student politics in the hinterlands of Rajasthan.

Anurag Kashyap’s Dev D

Anurag Kashyap's Dev D


Dev D

Dev.D is a modern adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic Bengali novel Devdas, as seen from Anurag’s perspective. Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Mahi Gill played the seminal roles of Devdas, Paro and Chandramukhi brilliantly.


Anurag Kashyap’s Return of Hanuman

Anurag Kashyap's Return of Hanuman

Return of Hanuman

This is an animated film based on the adventures of the Hindu god Hanuman. This film is independent to the previous film Hanuman.

Anurag Kashyap’s No Smoking

Anurag Kashyap's No Smoking


No Smoking

This film is as neo-noir psychological thriller film was not understood by many and was given a thumbs down by the critics too. John Abraham played the lead role in the film.

Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday

Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday


Black Friday-

Friday, March 12, 1993 is a date Mumbaikars won’t forget; it was a day their city was rocked by serial bomb blasts that occurred in the densest areas of the city. Hundreds died, while hundreds more suffered injuries. This film is based on Hussein Zaidi’s extensively researched book.  The film was termed controversial and struggled to get released. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 3rd Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles in 2005.


Anurag Kashyap’s Paanch

Anurag Kashyap's Paanch


This controversial film is yet to be released and boasts of actors like Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Vijay Maurya, Joy Fernandes and Tejaswini Kolhapure

Last Train to Mahakali

This short film was aired on the Star Plus TV Channel.



Anurag Kashyap’s Trishna

Anurag Kashyap's Trishna

Trishna -. Anurag Kashyap made a guest appearance as a a commercial director, in the Michael Winterbottom film Trishna, which has actress Freida Pinto in a major role.

Anurag Kashyap’s Tera Kya Hoga Johny

Anurag Kashyap's Tera Kya Hoga Johny


Tera Kya Hoga Johny– Anurag Kashyap made a cameo appearance as himself in a full-fledged role for this Sudhir Mishra directed film.

Anurag Kashyap’s Shagird

Anurag Kashyap's Shagird

Shagird– Anurag Kashyap plays the character of Bunty Bhaiya, an underworld don who helps Nana Patekar’s character reach his goal.

Anurag Kashyap’s Soundtrack

Anurag Kashyap's Soundtrack

Soundtrack– Anurag Kashyap does  a cameo as himself who gives a break to Rajeev Khandelwal’s character. in Neerav Ghosh’s film.


Anurag Kashyap’s I Am

Anurag Kashyap's I Am

I Am– Anurag Kashyap played a child abuser in Onir’s film.


Anurag Kashyap’s Luck By Chance

Anurag Kashyap's Luck By Chance

Luck By Chance– Anurag Kashyap plays a frustrated writer, who faces ridicule from his collegues and resorts to doing rip offs of DVDs.



Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday

Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday

Black Friday– Anurag Kashyap plays the role of a Pakistani ISI man.










That Girl in Yellow Boots


Muskurake Dekh Zara

Mumbai Cutting




Dev D


Shakalaka Boom Boom

Fool N Final




Paisa Vasool








Last Train to Mahakali


Satya – This film is based on Mumbai’s crime underbelly. It won the Screen Award for Best Screenplay.