Anurag Kashyap

Profession: Film director, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor

Brother of Anurag Kashyap

Abhinav Kashyap (Film Director and Screenwriter)

Father of Anurag Kashyap

Prakash Singh (Was a Chief Engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited)

Sister of Anurag Kashyap

Anubhuti Kashyap

Wife/Spouse of Anurag Kashyap

Aarti Bajaj, Film Editor (2003-2009)
Kalki Koechlin, Actress (2011-2015)

Affairs/Girlfriends of Anurag Kashyap

Aarti Bajaj
Kalki Koechlin
Shubhra Shetty

Favourite Actor(s) of Anurag Kashyap

Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah

Favourite Actresses of Anurag Kashyap

Marilyn Monroe, Golshifteh Farahani, Scarlett Johansson

Favourite Film(s) of Anurag Kashyap

Bollywood- Pyasa, Bandit Queen, Sahib Biwi Aur Gulam
Hollywood- Bicycle Thieves

Favourite Food(s) of Anurag Kashyap

Cheese, Cereals, Fish, Chocolate, Nespresso

Awards, Honours, Achievements of Anurag Kashyap

Screen Award for Best Screenplay with Saurabh Shukla for 'Satya' (1999)
Special Jury Award for 'Last Train to Mahakali' (2000)
Grand Jury Prize for 'Black Friday' (2007)
Best Story and Best Screenplay Award along with Vikramaditya Motwane (2011)
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the government of France (2013)
Yash Bharti Award by the Government of Uttar Pradesh (2016)

Controversies of Anurag Kashyap

In 2000, his directorial debut film "Paanch" fell into controversy for the violent portrayal of youths.   In 2007, his other film "Black Friday" became controversial for displaying the sensitive issue of 1993 Bombay Bomb Blasts.   He is often criticized by the media for promoting sex, drugs, and abuses through his films.   Kashyap has always been at the anvil of Censor Board and the latest in the series is his 2016 flick "Udta Punjab" in which he was criticized by the board for portraying Punjab in a bad sense.  

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