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Anurag Kashyap Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 10, 2021

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Short Biography

Anurag Kashyap was born on 10-09-1972 in Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor & Television Director. He is often reckoned as the face of an unfolding new wave cinema for producing several independent films with beginners. He is best known for his movies like Satya, Black Friday, and Gangs of Wasseypur amongst others.

Anurag Kashyap Complete Bio & Career

Anurag Kashyap initially used to write for a television serial, Kashyap got his introductory break as a co-writer with the film Satya in 1998. Kashyap launched his directorial debut with the film Paanch, but unfortunately, the movie was denied a theatrical release due to censorship complications. He then directed Black Friday a film which was about the 1993 bombings in Bombay. This film release too was helped up for a couple of years by the Censor Board. Two years later the film was finally released in 2007 and garnered huge critical acclaim. His film Dev.D in 2009, a contemporary version of Devdas was his first major commercial success as a Director. This film was followed by yet another critically acclaimed film Gulaal in 2009. His suspense thriller That Girl in Yellow Boots too received a warm response from film pundits. His biggest hit came in 2012 with the crime drama, Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & Gangs of Wasseypur 2. His next films were  Ugly and Bombay Velvet and both of them failed at the box office.
After that, he started his venture into producing web films and some of his web films such as Lust Stories and Sacred Games were highly appreciated. In addition to directing, he also turned producer and has produced some of the highly acclaimed Bollywood films such as Udaan, Shaitaan, and Masaan among various others. He has also acted in some short films as well. A career started as a writer and becoming all the way to a successful producer is highly inspiring.

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Anurag Kashyap Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Prakash Singh. He has a sister named Anubhuti Kashyap and a brother named Abhinav Kashyap who is a film director and screenwriter. Previously he was married to a film editor Aarti Bajaj from 1997-2009 and then he was married to film actress Kalki Koechlin from 2011 to 2015. He has a daughter named Aaliya Kashyap from his first wife Aarti Bajaj.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
School Green School, Dehradun, Scindia School, Gwalio
College Hans Raj College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
Qualification Bachelor of Science
Hobbies Writing, swimming
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film
Salary N/A
Net Worth $110 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Actress Golshifteh Farahani , Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar , Naseeruddin Shah , Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Movie Bicycle Thieves, Pyasa, Bandit Queen, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai, London
Favorite Food Cheese, cereals, fish, chocolates, Nespresso

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anurag Kashyap

  • His directorial debut film was Paanch which never got released.
  • He also founded his film production called “Anurag Kashyap Pvt. Ltd.”
  • He is also the screenwriter of the film water (2005). The film was nominated for the academy awards.
  • He got his first job in Mumbai at Prithvi Theatre where he directed a play. He, however, couldn't get his paycheck as the producer of the play died even before the play got completed.
  • Even noted British director Danny Boyle was inspired by Kashyap's way of directing films and used some of his techniques in his film Slumdog Millionaire.

Anurag Kashyap Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 10months, 8 days old age Anurag Kashyap will turn 52 on 10 September, 2024. Only 1 months, 22 days, 11 hours,32 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Anurag Kashyap has celebrated the total number of 52 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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