Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur makes it to Guardian's 100 Best Films list.
Published On: 16 September 2019 | Bollywood | By: Saurabh S Nair
Anurag Kashyap's 2012 film Gangs of Wasseypur has made it to The Guardian's 100 Best Films list. It has bagged 59th position on the list.
Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) changed the face of Hindi Cinema. It has become a modern cult classic and garnered a lot of respect to Anurag Kashyap as a filmmaker.
And now seven years later, Gangs of Wasseypur has made it to The Guardian's list of 100 Best Films of the 21st century. In fact, it is the only Hindi film to make the cut.
Anurag Kashyap took to Instagram to announce that his action drama has bagged the 59th position. The 47-year-old filmmaker is proud of the achievement, but at the same time, he mentioned that so many of his favorite films deserve a spot above his film on the list.
He wrote, "Proud to be here but this wouldn't be my list. So many films which are my favorites can't be below my film.. and 'the Dark Knight' deserves to be way up. The number 1 film on the list I totally agree with. That's my absolute favorite of the 21st century."
"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," he added.
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Gangs Of Wasseypur narrated the saga of a coal mafia family in the town of Wasseypur in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. The film was made in two parts - Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and Part 2.
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