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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 NameAnurag Singh Kashyap
BirthplaceGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Director, Editor, Writer, Filmmaker, Procedure, Actor
Zodiac signVirgo
Birthday10th September 1972
Anurag Kashyap Age49 yr
HometownGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbyWriting, Swimming

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Personal & Family Details

Father NamePrakash Singh
Mother NameNot Known
ChildrenAaliya Kashyap (Daughter)
SiblingsAbhinav Kashyap (Brother)
Anubhuti Kashyap (Sister)
Marital StatusDivorced
Anurag Kashyap WifeAarti Bajaj (2003-2009)
Kalki Koechlin (2011-2015)
Anurag Kashyap GirlFriendSubhra 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 ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Career/ Achievements

Anurag Kashyap DebutAs 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)
Latest MoviesHaddi
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

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Money/Earning/ Property

Anurag Kashyap Salary ( approx)8 Crore
IncomeDirector, Writer, Filmmaker, Procedure, Actor
Anurag Kashyap Net Worth784 Crore
HouseNot Known
CarMahindra XUV 500 SUV
Other PropertyNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodCheese, Fish, Chocolate, Cereals, Nespresso
Favourite Film
Bicycle Thieves(1948), Pyasa(1957), Bandit Queen (1994), Sahib Biwi Aur Gulam(1962).
Favourite ColourNot Known
Favourite DestinationNot Known
Favourite Actress
Mariyan Monroe, Scarlett Johansson, Golshifeth Farahani
Favourite Actor(s)
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite SportsmanNot Known
Favourite ArtistNot 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.”

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