Erik Barmack, vice president of international original series at Netflix, was in conversation with journalist Anupama Chopra at a session in the ongoing Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival. Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane will be working on two parallel stories in the ‘Sacred Games’.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said, “I did ‘Churri’ only because Tisca Chopra asked me to. Also because I am a big fan of ‘Chutney’ (her short film). I like what she is trying to do in the short film space and I told her to use me, but she ended up misusing me.”
The week-long Mumbai Film Festival takes off today with a slate of over 200 movies
Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap took the allegations of Rajkummar Rao starrer Newton being a copy of Secret Ballot seriously, and shared the replies of both the director Babak Payami and producer Marco Muller of the Iranian film on social media. Babak and Marco have quashed all plagiarism reports.
Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was quite elated when he came to know that one of his films, ‘Mukkabaaz’, had been selected by The Mumbai Film Festival as its opening night film. The film is based on a boxer hailing from the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Shweta Tripathi’s starrer ‘Zoo’ which is directed by Shlok Sharma is selected for “A window on Asian Cinema” category at the Busan Film festival. The film is entirely shot on iPhone 6 making it India’d film feature film to be completely shot on the device and the film is produced by Anurag Kashyap.
Happy birthday Anurag Kashyap: The Bollywood director’s films have dollops of humour and comes in the darkest shade. Since most of his films are dark-toned, that is only natural and clearly, he takes great care not to make it appear forced. He is influenced by some great Hollywood directors.
Recently, at the Netflix Sacred Games press conference in Mumbai director Anurag Kashyap was asked about how responsible he feels to be working on a platform free from the shackles of censorship. Kashyap said that he thinks he has always been a very responsible filmmaker.
Anurag Kashyap is venturing into the digital space with Netflix’s Sacred Games and he said his perspective about the platform changed when he started watching Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright starrer House of Cards. Sacred Games will star Saif Ali Khan.
Huma Qureshi, who debuted in Bollywood with Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur, says that she is a product of Anurag Kashyap. Huma Quereshi has worked in innumerable movies and her upcoming movie Partition: 1947 marks her international debut. It will release in India on August 18.
Omerta, Mukkabaaz and The Hungry are the three Indian films that will have their world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Kashyap’s film Mukkabaaz about a lower-caste boxer struggling to make his mark in the boxing world, is a highly anticipated title at the festival.
Gurgaon, directed by Shanker Raman is his debut directorial is centered on sibling hatred, that of a kid born into a family feeling sidelined for an adopted child. The roots of the heinous things that happen in the film, is this single emotion.
Ram Gopal Varma showed his love for Anurag Kashyap’s sexy mind by showering him with kisses, and posted the pictures on his official Instagram account. He said, ‘ my kiss to Anurag is for his sexy mind.’ The two had met in a restaurant.
Wondering who Anurag Kashyap’s young girlfriend is? Here is the full scoop on Shubhra Shetty who is breaking the internet for her pictures with the Dev D director. She works at Anurag Kashyap’s production house, Phantom Films and has a degree from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Anurag Kashyap, who was earlier married twice to Aarti Bhajaj and actor Kalki Koechlin, is currently dating 23-year-old Shubhra Shetty who is an assistant director at his production company, Phantom. The filmmaker’s Instagram profile is full of lovey-dovey pictures with her, only confirming their relationship.