Home » Biography » Anurag Kashyap Wiki, Family, Education, Wife, Affairs, Age, Height & More

Anurag Kashyap Wiki, Family, Education, Wife, Affairs, Age, Height & More

Anurag Kashyap Wiki, Anurag Kashyap Family, Anurag Kashyap Education, Anurag Kashyap Wife, Affairs, Anurag Kashyap Age, Height & More

Anurag Kashyap was born on 10th September 1972, is an Indian director, editor, writer, filmmaker, producer, and actor in Hindi movies. His full name is Anurag Singh Kashyap. In 1997, he started his career in the TV series “Kabhie Kabhie ” as a writer. After that, in 1998, he got a chance to write Ram Gopal Verma’s Crime drama “Satya’ as a co-writer. Anurag Kashyap wrote many films such as No Smoking(2004), Return of Hanuman (2007), Dev.D (2009), Mumbai cutting(2010), Sacred Games( 2018), etc. He won film festivals, international film awards, screen awards, and many more. 

Family & Relationship

The filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Prakash Singh who was a Chief Engineer of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited. Anurag Kashyap has one brother named Abhinav Kashyap who is a director and one sister named Anubhuti Kashyap. In 2003, he married Aarti Bajaj who is a film editor but in 2009 they got divorced. This couple has a daughter named Aaliya Kashyap. After getting divorced from his first wife, he married actress Kalki Koechlin in 2011 but this couple got divorced in 2015. Anurag Kashyap’s girlfriend is named Subhra Shetty. 


Anurag Kashyap completed his schooling in Green School Dehradun and Scindia School in Gwalior. He wanted to become a scientist. In 1993, he completed his graduation from Raj College University in Delhi with the subject of Zoology.

Anurag Kashyap Wiki/Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education

Real Name/ Full Name Anurag Singh Kashyap
Birthplace Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Director, Editor, Writer, Filmmaker, Procedure, Actor
Zodiac sign Virgo
Birthday 10th September 1972
Anurag Kashyap Age 49 yr
Hometown Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Religion Atheist
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobby Writing, Swimming

Anurag Kashyap biography

Personal & Family Details

Father Name Prakash Singh
Mother Name Not Known
Children Aaliya Kashyap (Daughter)
Siblings Abhinav Kashyap (Brother)
Anubhuti Kashyap (Sister)
Marital Status Divorced
Anurag Kashyap Wife Aarti Bajaj (2003-2009)
Kalki Koechlin (2011-2015)
Anurag Kashyap GirlFriend Subhra Shetty

Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Anurag Kashyap Height (feet) 5 feet 11 inches
Weight (Kilograms)(approx.) 84 kg
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye’s Color Black
Hair Color Black

Career/ Achievements

Anurag Kashyap Debut As a Director: Paanch (2003)
As a Producer: Udaan (2010)
As an Actor: Black Friday (2010)
Anurag Kashyap Superhit Movies
Black Friday (2004), Return of Hanuman (2007), No Smoking (2007), Dev.D (2009), Mumbai cutting(2010), That Girl in Yellow Boots (2011), Bombay Velvet (2015), Sacred Games( 2018), Manmarziyaan (2018) Mukkabaaz (2018), Choked (2020),
Anurag Kashyap Upcoming Movies
Do Baaaraa (2022), Cargo (2022), Kill Bill Hindi Remake (2022), Gulab Jamun (2022), Bamfaad (2022)
Anurag Kashyap Awards/ Recognition
Screen Award
Special Jury Award
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters)
Yash Bharti Award
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
56th Filmfare Award
60th Filmfare Award

Anurag Kashyap wiki

Money/Earning/ Property

Anurag Kashyap Salary ( approx) 8 Crore
Income Director, Writer, Filmmaker, Procedure, Actor
Anurag Kashyap Net Worth 784 Crore
House Not Known
Car Mahindra XUV 500 SUV
Other Property Not Known

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Cheese, Fish, Chocolate, Cereals, Nespresso
Favourite Film
Bicycle Thieves(1948), Pyasa(1957), Bandit Queen (1994), Sahib Biwi Aur Gulam(1962).
Favourite Colour Not Known
Favourite Destination Not Known
Favourite Actress
Mariyan Monroe, Scarlett Johansson, Golshifeth Farahani
Favourite Actor(s)
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite Sportsman Not Known
Favourite Artist Not Known


  • Anurag Kashyap directorial debut film “Paanch” had fallen into controversy for the violent portrayal of youths in 2000. 
  • In 2007, his other film “Black Friday” was become controversial for showing the sensitive problem of the 1993 “Bombay Bomb Blasts”.
  • By the media, he is often condemned for promoting abuse, drugs, and sex through his films.
  •  In 2016, through the “Udta Punjab” film, he was condemned by the Censor board for portraying Punjab in a bad sense.
  • In 2020, the Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh accused him of sexual misconduct. Through her Twitter account, she made an allegation against Anurag Kashyap and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take action.


  • After completing graduation, Anurag Kashyap joined a street theater group “Jana Natya Manch”
  • He attended the International Film Festival of India and had seen 55 films in 10 days. The film Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves inspired him a lot. 
  • In 1993, after seeing Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves film, he left home with 5000 rupees in his pocket and arrived in Mumbai to fulfill his dream. 
  • Anurag Kashyap’s first job was at Prithvi Theater in Mumbai but he did not complete his first play due to the director’s death.
  • In 1995, Anurag Kashyap met a person named Shivam Nair who is a film director and editor. At Nair’s place, he watched “Taxi Driver” and got charmed by the film.
  • In 1997, he wrote his screenplay for Hansal Mehta’s first film, “Jayate” which was not released in the Theater.
  • In 2013, the Government of France awarded him the “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) for his contribution to the cinema and films. 
  • Anurag Kashyap has acted in many films like “Black Friday(2004)”, “Gulaal(2009)”, “Bombay  Talkies(2013)”, “Ugly(2014)”, “Bombay Velvet(2015)”, Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016), “Lust Stories(2018)”, “Ghost Stories(2020)”.
  • Cameron Bailey, a Canadian critic, called him “One of the most Knowledge filmmakers.”