Wasiq Khan was born in the year 1975 in Delhi. He is an Indian art director and production designer. He is popular for his realism and has been a part of great movies like "The Girl in Yellow Boots" which was released in 2011, "
Gangs of Wasseypur" which was released in 2012 and "Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ramleela" which was released in 2013. He was born in the family of an engineer and grew up in Delhi. He joined Jamia Milia Islamia University in Delhi in 1996. There he met
Samir Chanda while shooting the movie "
Sardar", released in 1993, and he came to Mumbai to work with him but couldn’t reach him. He found out a job as a backdrop painter and later met Samir Chanda. Samir Chanda then hired Wasiq Khan to work as an assistant producer. They did movies like "
Iruvar", "Hari-Bhari", and "
Wasiq under the guidance of Chanda learned realism from his films like "
Rang De Basanti" and "
Omkara". His debut came while
Anurag Kashyap worked on the movie called "Last Train to Mahakali". Chanda talked to Anurag about Wasiq and helped Wasiq work as the production designer in the short film. He then worked in "Matrabhoomi" which was released in the year 2003. Kashyap was impressed by his work and asked him to work on directing his first film called "
Paanch". Unfortunately, it didn’t get released. Wasiq then worked in movies like "
Black Friday" , "
No Smoking", "
Gulaal" and "
That Girl in Yellow Boots" from the year 2004-2010 with Anurag Kashyap. The film "Gangs of Wasseypur" which released in the year 2012, brought him popularity, and he never looked back from there. He also worked in thriller movies like "Taxi no. 9211" and "
He also worked in an art movie called "
Dharm" which got the National Award for Best Feature Film in the year 2007. He has also worked on romantic films like "Ladies vs. Ricky Bah"l , "
Tanu Weds Manu" and "Ranjhaana". He worked with
Salman Khan in the movie "
Wanted" and "
Dabangg" as well. He worked with
Akshay Kumar in "
Rowdy Rathore". Other movies added to his career are "Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ramleela", "Bhootnath Returns" and "
21 Topon Ki Salami". In the year 2010, he worked on films "
Tere Bin Laden" to create a scene of Pakistan in Mumbai, and in "Lamha", to create Kashmir in the film city, got him more recognition. He believes that his work needs to display realism and his ideas need to be original. He is going to reach great heights and become popular because of his creativity and hard work.