Birthday: 10-09-1972
Age: 46
Star sign: Libra
Born on 10th September 1972, Anurag Kashyap has established himself in Bollywood as a prominent director, producer, and screenwriter while even giving acting a try. A born and raised Uttar Pradeshi, Kashyap had keen interest in science and aimed to become a scientist. In an interview Anurag said that he had no dreams of going into the film industry and had all hopes of pursuing Zoology. He went on to say, this all changed in 1993 after he watched Bicycle Thieves, an Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film inspired him enough to give us becoming a scientist and move to Dehli to become a filmmaker.
Anurag got his first chance in the industry as a screenwriter for Auto Narayan when the initial script by Subramaniam was not working and Anurag was given a chance to rewrite it. He then wrote the screenplay for Jayate, a Hansal Mehta film, which was never released. Ram Gopal Varma was impressed by Anurag’s work in Auto Narayan and signed him for the screenplay and dialogue for his thriller, Satya. The film was critically acclaimed as one of the best crime, gangster movie of Bollywood. He then dabbled with production after some time with his director debut in Paanch. The movie faced trouble with the certification board due to the content not being suitable for all. In 2012, he took on two ambitious movies in Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2, which received numerous awards and outstanding reviews. He recently produced and directed Bombay Velvet, which is currently in theatre and has received praise from critics.
Anurag Basu Hindi Actor

Anurag Basu

Anurag Basu is a jack of all trade Indian film/television director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. Initially starting his career in television in 1993 making his name common in the Indian household. Basu moved to directing films for the big screen in 2002-2003 and has various hits under his belt since. Born in an upper-middle class family in Bhilai to award winning theatre artists, Deepshikha Basu and Subrato Basu, Anurag had the passion for theatre in his blood. He initially wanted a career in engineering and was admitted to Jabalpur Engineering College. but dropped out after some time. He went on to complete his BSc degree in Physics from University of Mumbai. During his years in university his passion for cinema drove him to work and assist in numerous level in the television and film industry.  In his mid-twenties Basu began his career on the set of popular show Tara working as an assistant director. He went on to direct various serials such as X-Zone and Saturday Suspense both of which are thrillers. Basu was set to make his directorial film debut with Kucch To Hai but left half way through the production and was replaced. He then worked with Mahesh Butt’s production company and directed Saaya and Murder. He directed the critically acclaimed, Barfi starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. The film received 13 nominations at the 58th Flimfare Awards and took home 7 including Best Film. He is set to release Jagga Jasoos later in the year which is a romance-comedy starring Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor.

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