Anurag Kashyap came to Mumbai with 5 thousand rupees, divorced twice

Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Anurag is known for making different types of films. He has brought out the bitter reality of the society through his films. His films are very small budget but still his films are amazing. Anurag was born on 10 September 1972 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Let us tell you that Anurag Kashyap’s father was the Chief Engineer in the Electricity Department and due to his father’s job, Anurag’s childhood was spent in many cities. Anurag did his early education at Green School in Dehradun and Scindia School in Gwalior.

After that he got admission in Hansraj College, Delhi for further studies. While studying here, he joined the theater group ‘Jana Natya Manch’ and started playing in the street. Then he reached Mumbai in 1993. At that time he had five thousand rupees in his pocket and in the beginning he had to face a lot of difficulties. When the money slowly ran out, he had to sleep on the streets, but in the meantime he somehow got a job in Prithvi Theatre. In 1998, Manoj Bajpayee suggested Anurag Kashyap’s name to Ram Gopal Varma as a writer and Anurag was noticed and hired by Ram Gopal Varma. Anurag Kashyap got a chance to write the story with Saurabh Shukla for the film ‘Satya’.

While Anurag Kashyap made his first film ‘Panch’ in 2003, although it never got released, his film was screened in some international film festivals. Anurag’s ‘Black Friday’ came in 2007 and there was a lot of controversy about the film. After this film, he made other films including ‘Dev D’, ‘Gulal’, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Bombay Talkies’, ‘Ugly’, ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ and ‘Manmarziyaan’ which were excellent. Talking about personal life, Anurag married film editor Arti Bajaj in 1997 and got divorced in 2009. Now both of them have a daughter Alia Kashyap. Anurag married actress Kalki Kekalan for the second time but both got divorced in 2015.


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