Gangs Of Wasseypur only Indian film in The Guardian’s Best 100 films list, Anurag Kashyap says ‘it destroyed my filmmaking life’ | Bollywood - Hindustan Times
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Gangs Of Wasseypur only Indian film in The Guardian’s Best 100 films list, Anurag Kashyap says ‘it destroyed my filmmaking life’

Mumbai | ByIndo Asian News Service
Sep 15, 2019 09:08 AM IST

Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur is the only Indian film to make it to the list of The Guardian’s list of top 100 films. It was ranked higher than Dark Knight, about which Anurag said that the Hollywood film deserves to be way up.

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s cult film Gangs Of Wasseypur has become the only Indian film to feature in The Guardian list of 100 Best Films of the 21st century. Kashyap on Saturday took to Instagram to announce that his action drama has bagged the 59th position.

Gangs Of Wasseypur is named in The Guardian’s list of top 100 best films of the 21st century.
Gangs Of Wasseypur is named in The Guardian’s list of top 100 best films of the 21st century.

He wrote: “Proud to be here but this wouldn’t be my list. So many films which are my favourites can’t be below my film.. and the Dark Knight deserves to be way up. The number 1 film in the list I totally agree with. That’s my absolute favourite of the 21st century.

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“P.S. this is also is that film of mine that totally destroyed my filmmaking life by the expectations it sets from me as a filmmaker and has been continuously so , and I have forever been trying to break away from it. Hopefully someday that will happen.”

 

Anurag’s ex-wife and actor Kalki Koechlin commented to his post, “Yes boss.” Filmmaker Hansal Mehta reacted to his post saying, “Now you are the official poster boy!” Filmmaker Guneet Monga whose film Period. End of Sentence won an Oscar this year, said, “Amazing.”

Critically acclaimed films as Persepolis, Waltz With Bashir and Capernaum are also on the list.

The two-film Gangs Of Wasseypur series was released in 2012, and narrated the saga of a coal mafia family in the town of Wasseypur in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Both films were loved by the masses for their drama and rawness, and acclaimed by the classes for cinematic aesthetics. The two films were box-office hits.

The gang-war drama featured Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Piyush Mishra and Richa Chadha as part of an ensemble cast.

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