Anurag Kashyap can give Indian twist to Game Of Thrones: Vikas Bahl

  • IANS, Panaji
  • Updated: Nov 25, 2015 08:53 IST
First look picture of the sixth season of Game of Thrones. (HBO)

With all the porn, blood and gore in it, only Anurag Kashyap can make an Indian version of something like Game of Thrones, producer-director Vikas Bahl claims. “I think Anurag Kashyap is the only person who can get Game Of Thrones to India with all the porn, blood and gore in it,” Vikas said on the sidelines of a session at the Film Bazaar.

The Queen director, who is a close associate and friend of Anurag, expressed his view while addressing a session Vikas Bahl -- Choosing the film and positioning it right’.

Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl at a special screening of Bombay Velvet in Mumbai. (IANS)

Game Of Thrones , a hugely popular fantasy show inspired by novelist George RR Martin’s bestselling series, has become a phenomena across the globe due to its gripping plot. In the series various kingdoms are vying for Iron Throne and the show narrates to what extent they go to be ahead of each other. The HBO series won key Emmy Awards this year.

Watch the trailer of Bombay Velvet

Meanwhile, Bahl, who recently faced a failure with Shaandaar , also confessed that he restricted Kashyap’s creative vision in Bombay Velvet. “I failed as a producer in Bombay Velvet. It would have been Anurag’s wildest film if I had not told him to refrain from going that way. I will never do that again,” he said. Set in the 1960s, Bombay Velvet was a big screen adaptation of Gyan Prakash’s Mumbai Fables. The story is about a man with big dreams and the extent he is willing to go to be successful. It marked Karan Johar’s big acting debut with a villainous role.

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