Anurag Kashyap has always been in news for his films and this time the filmmaker is making the headlines for his acting. The filmmaker-turned actor made his debut in Tamil film 'Imaikkaa Nodigal' helmed by R. Ajay Gnanamuthu. The film hit cinemas on August 31 and has had many talking about it.
Recently, during the promotion of the Gnanamuthu directorial Kashyap was asked who would he like to direct from the South movie industry, he was prompt to respond "Dhanush and Vijay Sethupathi". Well, this is not the first time he has mentioned Dhanush, Kashyap has been a huge fan of the actor's 'Aadukalam', so this one certainly is no surprise.
And now that he has said it out loud does he also have plans in mind, it would only be wise to wait for an official announcement. The 45-year-old director doesn't have a reputation of keeping the audience in the dark, so sooner or later he give out his plans if he has any.
Talking about his debut, Kashyap will be seen playing the role of Rudra, a psychopath killer. He will be seen as the lead antagonist opposite actress Nayanthara, let's see what the audience thinks of his acting skills. Well, this isn't is acting debut as he has been featured in quite a few films ranging from cameos to pivotal role.
In 2016 release 'Akira' starring Sonakshi Sinha he was seen stepping into the shoes of a corrupt police officer and later acted in short film titled 'Chhuri' which went viral on social media. The movie also starred Tisca Chopra and Surveen Chawla.
And about directors exhibiting their acting skills, Kashyap sure isn't the first one as 'Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns' director Tigmanshu Dhulia has also faced the camera several times. He embarked on his journey from the television industry and had many films that added to his filmography, not only as a filmmaker, but also an actor. To name a few, he has acted in movies like 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and soon will be seen in Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma starrer 'Zero'.
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