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Anurag Kashyap

Highest Rated: 100% Shahid (2013)

Lowest Rated: 18% Shaandaar (Shandaar) (2015)

Birthday: Sep 10, 1972

Birthplace: Not Available

After watching the Italian movie Bicycle Thieves (1948), he gave up college to become a filmmaker and arrived in Mumbai with INR 5,000 in his pocket in 1993. Paanch, his directorial debut, was never released, as the Central Board of Film Certification in India deemed it unsuitable to be viewed by the public. It was cleared in 2001, but remains unreleased. Won the Star Screen Special Jury Award (2000) for his short film Last Train to Mahakali. Best known for Black Friday (2004), a controversial drama about the 1993 Mumbai bombings. The movie was nominated for the "Golden Leopard" (Best Film) at the 57th Locarno International Film Festival (2004) and won the Grand Jury Prize at the 3rd Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (2005). Wrote the script for the Academy Award-nominated film Water (2005). Won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay and Best Story for Udaan (2011) with co-writer Vikramaditya Motwane. Awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government in 2013. Member of the board of the NGO "Aangan Trust", which helps to protect vulnerable children across India.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Ghoomketu Inspector Kabir Producer 2020
54% Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai Director 2020
33% Ghost Stories Director 2020
56% Saand Ki Aankh Producer 2019
No Score Yet The Elder One (Moothon) Producer 2019
No Score Yet Imaikkaa Nodigal Actor 2018
33% Daas Dev Actor 2018
77% Husband Material (Manmarziyaan) Director 2018
87% The Brawler (Mukkabaaz) Director 2017
83% Trapped Producer 2017
38% Naam Hai Akira Actor $0.3M 2016
86% Raman Raghav 2.0 Screenwriter Director Producer 2016
No Score Yet Madly Director Screenwriter 2016
91% Udta Punjab Producer 2016
No Score Yet Wrong Side Raju Producer 2016
18% Shaandaar (Shandaar) Producer 2015
50% Bombay Velvet Screenwriter Director 2015
67% Haraamkhor Producer 2015
67% nh10 (N.H 10) Producer $0.3M 2015
97% Gangs of Wasseypur Screenwriter Director Producer 2014
73% The Congress Producer 2014
No Score Yet Bhoothnath Returns Actor 2014
97% The Lunchbox Producer $4.3M 2014
80% Hasee Toh Phasee Producer $0.4M 2014
63% Ugly Producer Director Screenwriter 2014
100% Shahid Producer 2013
No Score Yet Shorts Producer 2013
60% Lootera Producer Screenwriter $0.6M 2013
78% Bombay Talkies Director 2013
No Score Yet Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana Producer $0.2M 2012
No Score Yet Aiyyaa Producer 2012
63% Trishna Producer $0.3M 2012
50% That Girl in Yellow Boots Screenwriter Director Producer 2011
No Score Yet Shaitan Producer 2011
No Score Yet Shagird Producer 2011
No Score Yet Udaan Producer $8K 2010
No Score Yet Gulaal Director 2009
No Score Yet Dev.D Screenwriter Director 2009
No Score Yet Ride the Wave Johnny (Tera Kya Hoga Johnny) Actor 2009
No Score Yet Return of Hanuman Director 2007
46% No Smoking Screenwriter Director 2007
No Score Yet Hanuman Returns Director 2007
88% Black Friday Director Screenwriter 2005
No Score Yet Yuva Screenwriter $0.3M 2004
No Score Yet Satya Screenwriter 1998


No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
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