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Anurag Kashyap was born on 10 Sep 1972 in Gorakhpur, India.. He is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter.  As a film director, he is generally known for the Hindi movie Black Friday, an award-winning and controversial movie regarding 1993 bombings in Bombay, followed by Dev D, Gulaal, and No Smoking. In 2009 he started his own film production company Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt. Ltd.

Personal info of Anurag Kashyap

His father worked for the state electricity board hence he grew up in many cities, including Saharanpur and Varanasi. He finished his schooling in Dehradun. Anurag settled in Delhi for his advanced studies and registered for a zoology course at Delhi University. He graduated in the year 1993.

Anurag Kashyap married a well-known film Editor Aarti Bajaj in the year 2003. They had a daughter though this marriage but the couple finally divorced in the year 2009. He afterward married a well-known actress Kalki Koechlin in the year 2011 though, after 4 years of marriage, they also divorced in 2015.

Anurag Kashyap Career

Anurag Kashyap first used to write for a TV serial, he got his first break as a co-writer with the movie Satya in the year1998. He next directed Black Friday a movie. His movie Dev.D, a version of Devdas was his original success as a film director. Gulaal released in the year 2009. His main hit came in the year 2012 with a crime serial, Gangs of Wasseypur. Anurag’s next movies were Bombay Velvet and Ugly.


Anurag Singh Kashyap Bio

Full Name Anurag Singh Kashyap
Profession Film director, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor
Height in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight  Kilograms- 84 kg
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut As a Director: Paanch
As a Producer: Udaan
As an Actor: Black Friday
Personal Life
Date of Birth 10 September 1972
Age (as in 2018) 46 Years
Birthplace Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
School Green School, Dehradun, Scindia School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
College/University Hans Raj College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, India
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science
Religion Atheist
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Writing, Swimming
Relationships & More
Marital Status Divorced
Wife/Spouse Aarti Bajaj, Film Editor (2003-2009)
Kalki Koechlin, Actress (2011-2015)
Children Daughter– Aaliya Kashyap
Parents Father– Prakash Singh
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings BrotherAbhinav Kashyap (Film Director and Screenwriter)
Sister– Anubhuti Kashyap