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Anurag Basu


Anurag Basu opens up about his battle with blood cancer: ‘I don’t know whose blood is running in my veins today’

June 10, 2022 9:10 pm

Anurag Basu was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2004, when the doctors said he had about two weeks left to live.

Life in a Metro turns 15: Anurag Basu's love letter to Mumbai about human relationships remains fresh and relevant

May 11, 2022 8:21 am

As Anurag Basu's Life in a Metro completes 15 years today, we take a look back at why the film worked, and what keeps it relevant even today.

Anurag Basu on Ranbir Kapoor's Jagga Jasoos flopping, finding audience now: 'It wasn't everyone's cup of tea'

September 22, 2021 8:35 am

Anurag Basu, who recently won the Best Director for Ludo at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, opened up about backing unique anthologies, the importance of music in his films and how he looks back at the failure of Jagga Jasoos.

Ludo director Anurag Basu: I thrive on newness

November 24, 2020 5:45 pm

Anurag Basu, who previously made the 2007 ensemble romance drama Life... in a Metro, said it is the novelty in a project that helps him create his vision, rather than the idea of dealing with multiple stories.

The industry is a fair place: Anurag Basu

November 15, 2020 9:39 am

As he returns with a new film, the writer-director talks about learning from his mistakes and his love for music

Streaming Guide: Anurag Basu movies

November 13, 2020 11:44 pm

This edition of Streaming Guide features filmmaker Anurag Basu who has films like Murder, Gangster, Life in a... Metro and Ludo among others to his credit.

Ludo 2 in the works

November 13, 2020 7:33 pm

Ludo, starring Pankaj Tripathi, Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rohit Saraf, Pearl Maaney and others, is streaming on Netflix.

Ludo movie release: Highlights

November 13, 2020 8:29 am

Here's what celebrities, fans and critics are saying about Anurag Basu directorial Ludo, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Pankaj Tripathi, Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Aditya Roy Kapur.

Revisiting Life in a Metro: A well-made anthology film

November 11, 2020 10:51 pm

Metro was a fine film, which engaged ably with the anthology form whilst giving us the experience of watching a complete feature.

Streaming in November 2020: Chhalaang, Laxmii, Bicchoo Ka Khel and others

November 10, 2020 12:25 pm

Streaming platforms like ZEE5, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, AltBalaji, SonyLIV, MX Player and others have an exciting lineup of films and shows for November.


Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Sakshi Tanwar attend Anurag Basu's Saraswati Puja

February 11, 2019 8:39 am

Anurag Basu-hosted Saraswati Puja was attended by stars like Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Sakshi Tanwar, Patralekha, Divya Khosla Kumar, Bhushan Kumar, Rupali Ganguly, Sayani Gupta, Sumona Chakravarti, Asha Negi and Ishita Dutta among others.

Kajol celebrates Durga Puja with mother Tanuja, sister Tanishaa

October 23, 2015 12:17 pm

Bollywood actress and Bengali beauty Kajol was clicked at the Durga Puja 'pandal' in Mumbai on October 22. Clad in a Bengali sari with a golden border, Kajol looked beautiful.

Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz go ethnic

January 26, 2015 9:05 pm

Actresses Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D'Cruz went ethnic as they attended the Saraswati puja held at Anurag Basu's home in Mumbai on Sunday (January 25).

Haider Screening - Vidya, Huma, Ali Zafar

September 30, 2014 1:26 pm

Vishal Bhardwaj held a special screening of his soon-to-release drama flick, ‘Haider’ on Monday (September 29) that saw the likes of Huma Qureshi Vidya Balan and Ali Zafar.