Amidst all the controversies and social media banters, the director, writer, producer Anurag Kashyap is celebrating his 48 today. The ‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ awardee has turned a year older today and his fans and followers are not missing any opportunity to send their greeting on this special occasion.
The man is known to have given the Indian Film Industry some of the best unconventional movies that received huge accolades even in foreign lands. Starting from ‘Satya’, Kashyap’s name in the industry became more popular with his raw, unfiltered movie ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’.
And now the director is giving back to back content on Netflix, making us stay glued to the streaming channel.
So, today on his birthday we will take a look at some his underrated movies which should be on our watchlist:
1. That Girl In Yellow Boots:
The 2011 movie that was screened at various film festivals, ‘That Girl In Yellow Boots’ revolves around the story of a British girl who steps into Mumbai to find his father. As she sets out on her journey in search of her dad, the city plays its own part in making her stuck in its labyrinth. The movie is surreal with an unsettling truth showing off the skills of Anurag Kashyap.
Directed and co-produced by Anurag Kshyap, ‘Choked’ is a thriller movie that takes your attention from the very beginning. Set in a middle-class household, the movie revolves around a family where suddenly money starts sprouting from the clogged drain pipes. Giving a hope for settling all the financial worries of the family, the money stays with the family and suddenly the demonetization gets announced. The movie has top notch performances and a brilliant storyline that you should not miss.
3. Raman Raghav 2.0:
The dark thriller of Anurag Kashyap, ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ is a story that focuses on the yin-yang concept where a serial killer played by Nawazuddin Siddqui finds his soulmate in a police officer played by Vicky Kaushal. As Nawaz goes on stalking the police officer, he also tries to convince him how they both have a common ground. With two great actors, the movie hits your brain directly keeping you on the edge of your seat.