Anurag Kashyap — the brain behind India's cult film 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is known for making dark, edgy and raw films. The film released on June 22 in 2012. As the two-part crime film completes 7 years today, Anurag Kashyap took to his Twitter handle to share something personal.
He wrote: "7 years back is exactly when my life got ruined. Since then all everyone wants me to do is the same thing over and over again. Whereas I have only been unsuccessfully been trying to get away from that expectation . Anyways hope that “साढ़े साती” is over by the end of 2019." [sic]
Here's the tweet, read -
Post Gangs of Wasseypur, Anurag Kashyap directed: 'Bombay Talkies' (2013), 'Ugly' (2014), 'Bombay Velvet' (2015), 'Raman Raghav 2.0' (2016), 'Mukkabaaz' (2018), 'Lust Stories' (2018), 'Sacred Games' (2018) and 'Manmarziyaan' (2018)
Talking in an interview, Actor Pankaj Tripathi (who played the role of Sultan Qureshi, a butcher in GOW), said: “We actors didn’t even know how the film was shot. The only thing we were aware of was the story. Only Anurag (Kashyap), the captain of the ship, knew what he was crafting. All of us would just do what he asked us to.”
In 2015, news agency ANI reported that after thrilling the audiences with 'Gangs of Wasseypur' part one and two, Anurag Kashyap is all set to make the third installment of the hit franchise but he won't be wearing the director's hat for this one.
According to sources, the 42-year-old director has asked the writer of the film, Zeishan Quadri to direct it as well, reports the Dawn.
Revealing the news at a music launch, Quadri said, "Now Anurag is after me to write Wasseypur 3 and told me to direct it. So I've given it a thought and have started writing the script for Wasseypur 3."
The debutant director had also played the character of 'Definite' in the second part of the series.
(With inputs from agencies)
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