Anurag Kashyap Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle, Family, Movies, Salary, Networth, Facts & More

Anurag Kashyap is an Indian actor, editor, producer, director, and writer who works in Hindi films. Anurag debuted in 2007 as a director in Black Friday film and has since worked in more than 100 films and many short films and web series.

Anurag Kashyap Biography, Lifestyle, Movies, Wiki, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts

Full Name

Anurag Singh Kashyap

Profession

Film director, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor

Personal Life

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Anurag was born on 24th April 1987, in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Age

He is currently 32 years old (as in 2020).

Sun Sign

Virgo

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Hometown

Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Education

  • School –  
    • Green School, Dehradun, Scindia School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  • College –
    • Hans Raj College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, India
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Bachelor of Science

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 11inches
  • In centimeters – 178cm
  • In meters – 1.78m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 69 kg
  • In Pounds – 152 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Prakash Singh (Was a Chief Engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited)
  • Mother –Name Not Known
  • Siblings – 
    • Brother Abhinav Kashyap (Film Director and Screenwriter)

• Sister – Anubhuti Kashyap

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Anurag Kashyap dated –
    • Aarti Bajaj
  • Kalki Koechlin
  • Shubhra Shetty 

Marital Status

Divorced

Wife – Aarti Bajaj, Film Editor (2003-2009)

• Kalki Koechlin, Actress (2011-2015)

  • Children’s –
    • Daughters-Aaliya Kashyap

Career

Film Debut

  • Bollywood –
    • Director – Paanch (Unreleased) 
    • Producer – Udaan (2010)

Awards

  • Screen Award Screenplay with Saurabh Shukla for ‘Satya’ (1999)
  • Special Jury Award for ‘Last Train to Mahakali’ (2000)
  • Best Story and Best Screenplay Award along with Vikramaditya Motwane (2011)
  • Yash Bharti Award by the Government of Uttar Pradesh (2016)

Controversy

  • In 2000, his directorial debut movie “Panch” was mired in controversy for its violent portrayal of teens.
  • In 2007, his other movie”Black Friday” became controversial for showcasing the sensitive issue of the 1993 Bombay bombings.
  • Anurag often criticized by the Indian media for promoting sex, drugs, and abuses through his movies.

Anurag Kashyap Salary And Net worth

Anurag Kashyap Charges 8-10 Crores Per Movie.

Anurag Kashyap has an estimated total Networth of INR 810 Crores ($110 million) in 2020, and His main source of income is Directing Movies.

Anurag Kashyap Cars And Bikes Collection

Anurag Kashyap has a lot of luxury Cars collection including the Mahindra XUV500, Jaguar and many more.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anurag Kashyap

• During his school days, Kashyap was very fond of films, but after school, he changed his mind and wanted to become a scientist and thus went to a zoology course at Hans Raj College, University of Delhi.

• After completing his graduation in 1993, he joined a street theater group “Jana Natya Manch

• Kashyap attended the International Film Festival of India and viewed 55 movies in just 10 days.

• After being inspired by De Sica’s filmmaking, he left home with Rs. 5000 in pocket and reached Mumbai in 1993 to pursue his dream.

• During his early days in Mumbai, he spent months on the road and benches.

• His first job in Mumbai was at Prithvi Theater, however, his first play was incomplete due to the director’s death.

• His film Gangs of Wasseypur was well received by the Indian audience. The film was screened at the 2012 Cannes Directors Fortnight, the London Indian Film Festival, and the Toronto Film Festival.

• He has also worked in some movies like Shagird, Bhoothnath Returns, Black Friday, No Smoking, Happy New Year, Akira, etc.