New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap completed 30 years in the city of dreams Mumbai on Saturday.
To mark the occasion, Anurag shared a picture of a Punjab Mail train on his Instagram, which he captioned, “On June 3, 1993 I alighted at Dadar station.. It was raining. I don’t know. It was monsoon in Bombay. I remember taking my first local train from Dadar to Andheri to meet one of my friends who had come from Delhi before me. @imtiazaliofficial’s most special movie “Rockstar”. became the source of inspiration for. I got courage from both Jaggu and Imti to come to Mumbai but then, they entered @sxcbom to do mass work.. and I have been thinking ever since.. so everything about this city and Grateful for all the friends and memories it has given me.. #Karmabhumi”
Soon after the filmmaker wrote the note, fans and friends flooded the comment section with red heart emojis and congratulatory messages. Actor Arjun Kapoor commented, “Punjab Mel to Sangam Mel.” “Thank you for taking that train,” said director Vikramaditya Motwane. “Such an admirable journey,” commented one fan. “Thank you for coming to Mumbai and inspiring us,” wrote one fan.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Anurag’s film ‘Kennedy’ starring Sunny Leone and Rahul Bhatt recently had its world premiere at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2023. The film premiered during a midnight screening and received a reportedly 7-minute long standing ovation. . The film revolves around an insomniac former police officer, long presumed dead, but still working for a corrupt system, and looking for redemption.
Anurag is known for films like ‘Gangs of Vasiyur’, ‘Manmarziyan’, ‘Dead D’, ‘No Smoking’ and ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’.