clear clear clear clear clear
clear
Movies
   Scoops & News

Anurag Kashyap: I have an image of a filmmaker who makes very dark movies

February 7, 2009 3:16:51 PM IST
Joginder Tuteja, Bollywood Trade News Network
Send to Friend

view DEV D PREMIERE picture gallery

view DEV D PREMIERE
picture gallery

Anurag Kashyap has done it. A fast learner, he chose to disassociate himself from the disappointment of NO SMOKING and instead diverted his energy in a positive manner towards DEV D. The result is some terrific reviews and positive word of mouth that his Abhay Deol starrer is gaining.

''I am aware of the fact that I have an image of a film maker who makes very dark movies; the kind that scares the sh!! out of everybody'', laughs Anurag as he can pretty much afford to do that now, considering the acclaim that his fifth film as a director is getting.

CHECK OUT: DEV D Movie Review

He started off with a gritty PAANCH (which is yet to be released), followed it up with BLACK FRIDAY (which received quite some acclaim and reasonable box office success in spite of a delayed release), suffered the worst phase of his career with NO SMOKING (that was ripped apart by most and crashed over the opening weekend itself), witnessed an inconsequential animation flick HANUMAN RETURNS (about which hardly anyone is aware of) and eventually settled down with an 'emotionally atyachaari' love story DEV D.

Narrate this to Anurag and he continues with a smile, ''I always wanted to make a very real love story and not one of those quintessential mushy and dancing around the trees tale. Then I met Abhay and as we are aware by now, none of us looked back after that. I wanted to take a story that was borrowed from newspaper headlines and also found a parallel with Devdas.''

Hence the avtar DEV D? ''True, the film had to be recognizable with people in the current times. It had to be real and vibrant, something that audience has connected to as well. The result is positive box office numbers that are coming in. I am told that the film is en route to be a good success. Of course, I am relieved.''


- view DEV D videos

- view DEV D movie stills

-
download DEV D wallpapers





 
 

 More on Glamsham


- Aamir, SRK, Ranbir, Ranveer: B-town actors rocked No-shave look! - News
- Kapil Sharma's wife & Salman's good friend teams with Akshay Kumar - News
- Aamir, Hrithik, Sushant and others at GQ Awards 2016 - Picture Gallery
- Alia, Deepika, Sonam, Bipasha, Kriti and other babes at Star Screen Awards 2016 - Picture Gallery
- Alia, Kriti, Deepika, Huma, Urvashi and other babes at Star Screen Awards 2016 - Picture Gallery
- Anushka, Yami, Urvashi and other babes at GQ Awards 2016 - Picture Gallery
- Babe Of The Day - Picture Gallery
- HOT Urvashi Rautela snapped at the airport - Picture Gallery
- Iulia Vantur records a song for Himesh Reshammiya's album - Picture Gallery
- Patralekhaa, Prachi, Sonal, Surveen and other babes at Star Screen Awards 2016 - Picture Gallery
- Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor promote BEFIKRE on Salman Khan's 'Bigg Boss' - Picture Gallery
- Salman Khan-Shah Rukh Khan's 'Cycle ride' at Star Screen Awards - Picture Gallery
- 6 hints from Akshay Kumar's JOLLY LLB 2 poster you perhaps didn't notice - News
- After Gurmeet, Anil Kapoor queues up at ATM - News
- Alia, Vidya... 4 worst dressed babes of the week - News

   News Archives


   Comments

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.