52nd edition

Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap, the most influential Indian filmmaker of recent times, has been credited as a director, producer, writer and also as an actor, in more than 40 films. His two films, Gangs of Wasseypur and Ugly, were presented at the Directors’ Fortnight. Several of his productions such as The Lunchbox, Masaan, Peddlers, etc., were also presented in Cannes. He was made Knight of the Order of Arts and Letter by the French Government in 2013.