Anurag is a renowned film director, writer, producer and actor, who has made some of Hindi cinema‚Äôs most compelling films. He got his first major break as a co-writer in Ram Gopal Varma‚Äôs crime drama Satya in 1998, and went on to direct Black Friday in 2007, a film based on the 1993 Mumbai bombings. His DevD in 2009 was an impressive study in film noir. Gangs of Wasseypur, his now legendary
two-part crime drama, established him as a director with a deep and astute perception of reality and great finesse. Anurag has been awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) in 2013 by the Government of France. He is the founder of two production companies: Anurag Kashyap Films and Phantom Films.