Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about the Director, Actor, Writer & Producer Anurag Kashyap which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Anurag Kashyap is written here in the article with complete Bio Data.

Anurag DirectorBiography

Real Name Anurag Singh Kashyap
Nickname Kashyap
Profession Film director, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor


anuragPhysical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


AnuragPersonal Life

Date of Birth 10 September 1972
Age (as in 2018) 46 Years
Birth Place Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
School Green School, Dehradun, Scindia School, Gwalior, India
College Hans Raj College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, India
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Science
Family Father– Prakash Singh
Mother– Not KnownAnurag-Kashyap
Brother– Abhinav Kashyap (Film Director and Screenwriter)Sister– Anubhuti Kashyap
Religion Atheist
Hobbies Writing, swimming
Controversies • His directorial debut film “Paanch” fell into controversy for violent portrayal of youths in 2000.
•His another film “Black Friday” in 2007 became controversial for displaying the sensitive issue of 1993 Bombay Bomb Blasts.
• He is often criticized by the media for promoting sex, drugs and abuses through his films.
• Kashyap has always been at the anvil of Censor Board and the latest in the series is his 2016 flick “Udta Punjab” in which he was criticized by the board for portraying Punjab in bad sense.


anurag-kashyapFavourite Things

Favourite Food Cheese, cereals, fish, chocolates, Nespresso
Favourite Film Bicycle Thieves, Pyasa, Bandit Queen, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachhan, Naseeruddin Shah
Favourite Actress Marilyn Monroe, Golshifteh Farahani, Scarlett Johansson


Anurag-KashyapGirls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Girlfriends Aarti Bajaj (2003-2009)Aarti Bajaja
Kalki Koechlin (2011-2013)Kalki-Koechlin
Shubhra Shetty Subhra Sheety
Wife Aarti Bajaj, Film Editor (2003-2009)Anurag-Kashyap-with-his-Ex-wife-Aarti-Bajaj

Kalki Koechlin, Actress (2011-2015)anurag-mos

Children Daughter– Aaliya Kashyap

Son– N/A


anurag-kashyapMoney Factor

Net Worth $110 million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Anurag Kashyap

  • Does Anurag Kashyap smoke?: Yes, He does
  • Does Anurag Kashyap drink alcohol?: Yes, He does
  •  Anurag has a complicated life during his school days, Kashyap had great affections with the films but after schools he changed his mind and wanted to become a scientist and thus took admission at Hans Raj College, University of Delhi in a Zoology course and during his college days he again diverted towards films.
  • As soon as he compled his graduation in 1993, he joined a street theater group “Jana Natya Manch”.
  • He has attended International Film Festival of India and saw 55 films in just 10 days and the film which inspired him the most was Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves.
  • He left home with 5000 rs in his pocket after De Sica’s effect  and arrived Mumbai in 1993 to pursue his dream.
  • At the initial days in Mumbai, he spent months on street and benches.
  • Anurag’s first job in Mumbai was at Prithvi Theatre, however, his first play was incomplete due to the director’s death.
  • The turning point of his life was when Manoj Bajpayee introduced him to Ram Gopal Varma to write a film that eventually turned to be the movie Satya which later proved to be a huge success at the Box-office.
  • Anurag’s first directorial debut film “Paanch” hasn’t released yet.
  • Anurag had founded his own film production company in 2009, “Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt. Ltd. (AKFPL).
  • Anurag he himself is known for his unique film-making style in which he pursues extensive research on each characters and extensively uses light and colour effects.
  • Beside directing and producing films, he also acted in a few films like Shagird, Black Friday, Happy New Year, No Smoking, Bhoothnath Returns and others.
  • French Government awarded him with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) in 2013.
  • Anurag is known for guerrilla-film-making technique in which the camera is hidden and actors are given chance to improvise.
  • British director was inspired by Kashyap’s works and copied the film-making style of Kashyap in some of the scenes of his Oscar awarded movie “Slumdog Millionaire”.


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