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  • ‘I always start blind’, says Anurag Kashyap about his filmmaking process

    More than a decade and over a dozen films later, Anurag Kashyap’s filmmaking process remains the same — start a movie “blindly” and find it’s voice along the way being unsure of the outcome. Kashyap says he has always tried to find his films in the process. “I know a lot of filmmaker friends of mine who have figured their film out before they go to shoot. Shooting is execution for them.

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    Anurag Kashyap brings out the ‘best’ from Taapsee Pannu

    Taapsee Pannu says her “Manmarziyan” director Anurag Kashyap exudes such energy that it makes the “best happen” on the set. Taapsee, who has finished shooting for the film, on Tuesday shared a photograph of herself along with Kashyap.

  • Intend to start a dialogue through my films, says Anurag Kashyap

    Mumbai: Celebrated filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who counts himself as a social commentator and attempts to capture the complex reality of the Indian society in his films, says he wants thought-provoking films to help the audience start a conversation on issues.

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    We have more sports films than medals: Anurag Kashyap

    Anurag Kashyap said his upcoming movie “Mukkabaaz” comes from the “irony” and the “sad situation” that the country has more sports films than medals. The film chronicles the story of a boxer from Uttar Pradesh, Shravan Singh (Vineet Kumar Singh), who falls in love with a Brahmin girl. Things take a turn when he lands a punch to the head of the boxing federation and politician-gangster, Bhagwan Das, played by Jimmy Shergill.

  • Shobhita Dhulipala wants to represent the majority

    Sobhita Dhulipala, best known for her performance in Anurag Kashyap’s “Raman Raghav 2.0”, says it’s her dream to play ordinary characters that represent the majority as she believes it will help her connect with the masses.

  • Anurag Basu: I will definitely work with Ranbir again

    Mumbai: Director Anurag Basu is happy that Ranbir Kapoor stood by him when the actor’s father Rishi Kapoor blamed him for the failure of “Jagga Jasoos”. Basu and Kapoor’s first collaboration “Barfi” was highly appreciated but their second outing “Jagga Jasoos” failed to make a mark at the box office.

  • Anurag Kashyap birthday special: The unlucky love life of the renowned filmmaker

    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was born on September 10th 1972 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his schooling in UP and then, for further studies, he decided to enrol at Delhi University. He once visited the International Film Festival event in Delhi, where he decided to become a film maker in his mind.

  • Anurag Kashyap: House of Cards changed my concept of a TV series

    Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap is venturing into the digital space with Netflix’s “Sacred Games” and the director said his perspective about the platform changed when he started watching Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright starrer “House of Cards”. “House of Cards” is a political drama that also premieres on the streaming giant.

  • Anurag Kashyap to the rescue

    One film that’s been off news is Manmarziyan which was suppose to feature Ayushmaan Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar. Since 2016, the film has been facing issues so much that now the Producer Aanand L Rai feels it’s jinxed. So here’s what happened. Ayushmann and Bhumi were to once again star together as a pair for a film named Manmarziyan which was produced by Aanand L Rai, the film had gone on floors

  • Anurag Kashyap’s flair for drama

    It’s a known fact that Anurag Kashyap absolutely loves to shock with both his films and his statements. Now he’s doing it again… On Neha Dhupia’s audio chat show, the badass filmmaker seemed determined to leave jaws dropping.

  • I am tired of the industry being a soft target: Anurag Kashyap

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who was trolled for tweeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Pakistan visit, today sought to difuse a row, saying he was not asking the PM to apologise but merely pointing out that film industry was made a scapegoat in the situation.

  • I did not ask PM to apologise: Anurag Kashyap

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Tuesday explained his intention behind his tweet questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Pakistan last year and said he did not “ask the PM to apologise”.