Anurag Kashyap Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 17, 2023

Date of Birth

10 / September / 1972


52 Years


Film director Screenwriter Producer and Actor

Anurag Kaschyap was born on the 10th of September 1972. He is well-known for his outstanding works within Hindi Cinema, nationally and internationally. He has been honored by Filmfare at least four times across India.

Anurag Kashyap Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Anurag Kashyap is an acclaimed actor, producer, and writer as well as a producer. Films like NH10, Masaan, Hunter, Udta Punjab, Trapped, Haraamkhor, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero, and many more. All of them are produced by the gifted producer Anurag.


The place of birth was Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, to Sri Prakash Singh who is an ex-Chief Engineer from UPRVUNL. Anurag was a student at Dehradun Green School, and after turning eight He went to Gwalior and attended Scindia School. The family consists of his parent’s siblings Anubhuti Kashyap, and his brother Abhinav Kashyap. They also work on film projects.

Prakash Singh Anurag Kashyap Father

Prakash Singh Anurag Kashyap’s Father

Abhinav Kashyap Anurag Kashyap Brother

Abhinav Kashyap Anurag Kashyap’s Brother

Anubhuti Kashyap Anurag Kashyap Sister

Anubhuti Kashyap Anurag Kashyap’s Sister

Aarti Bajaj Anurag Kashyap First Wife

Aarti Bajaj Anurag Kashyap’s First Wife

Kalki Koechlin Anurag Kashyap Second Wife

Kalki Koechlin Anurag Kashyap’s Second Wife

Aaliyah Kashyap Anurag Kashyap Daughter

Aaliyah Kashyap Anurag Kashyap’s Daughter

Shubhra Shetty Anurag Kashyap Girlfriend

Shubhra Shetty Anurag Kashyap’s Girlfriend

Anurag Kashyap Childhood Pics

Anurag Kashyap’s Childhood Pics

Early Life

He was born on September 10, 1972. He was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh state. It is his dad’s name Sri Prakash Singh he is a retired Chief Engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited. His father was employed at Obra Thermal Power Station which is situated in the Sonbhadra district close to Varanasi. His early education was at the Green School Dehradun and then was transferred to Scindia School in Gwalior.


He completed his schooling at Green School in Dehradun and Scindia School in Gwalior. Anurag Kashyap has graduated from Hansraj College, University of Delhi. Then he joined the theatre. He was a part of the street theater organization Jan Natya Manch while studying at Hansraj College.

Personal Life

Anurag Kashyap married the film editor Aarti Bajaj, and they also have a daughter. Anurag then got married to actress Kalki Koechlin and was divorced in May 2015 before the Bandra Family court in Mumbai. In May 2015, they divorced in the Bandra family court in Mumbai. While the Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne divorce made news and the film Director Anurag Kashyap, whose marriage to actress Kalki Koechlin was a major factor in his private life.


The year 1995 was the first time he ran into someone named Pankaj Titoria through chance. Pankaj Titoria introduced him to the director and editor Shivam Nair. At Shivam’s house, Kashyap watched ‘Taxi Driver and fell in love with the film. He had written the screenplay for the debut film by Hansal Mehta’s initial movie, “Jayate,” which was not released in theaters. The actor Manoj Bajpayee suggested his name to director Ram Gopal Verma to write the script for a film.

Ram Gopal Verma hired him after being impressed by Auto Narayan’s work. On that day he was the writer for ‘Satya’ alongside Saurabh Shukla. Satya was a huge success and it’s considered one of the most acclaimed films in the history of Indian Cinema. He wrote the script for ‘Kaun’ in 1999. wrote the script for “Kaun,” and also the dialogues for the film ‘School. In the same year, he also made an animated short film titled called ‘Last Train to Mahakali’ for Television.

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Documentary films

Title Roles Year
The World Before Her Presenter 2012
Katiyabaaz Presenter 2014
India In A Day Executive producer 2016
Raghu Rai: An Unframed Portrait Producer 2017
Lords of Lockdown Producer 2022

Television/Web Series

Title Roles Year
Kabhie Kabhie Writer 1997
Traffic: An MTV EXIT Special Anchor, Producer 2014
Yudh Creative director 2014
Ghoul Producer 2018
Sacred Games Director, co-producer 2018–2019

Favorite Things

Food Cheese, Fish, Chocolate, Cereals, Nespresso
Film Bicycle Thieves(1948), Pyasa(1957), Bandit Queen (1994), Sahib Biwi Aur Gulam(1962).
Color Not Known
Destination Not Known
Actress Marilyn Monroe, Scarlett Johansson, Golshifeth Farahani
Actor(s) Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Sportsman Not Known
Artist Not Known


He was awarded an Order des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government. He was a participant in numerous film festivals. Also, he won the Film Award, Screen Award, and Zee Cine Award.

Won & Nominated for Awards

Ceremony Category Result Year
55th Filmfare Awards Best Director Nominated 2010
58th Filmfare Awards Best Director Nominated 2013
60th Filmfare Awards Best Director Nominated 2015
60th Filmfare Awards Best Story Nominated 2015
60th Filmfare Awards Best Screenplay Nominated 2015
60th Filmfare Awards Best Dialogue Nominated 2015

Net Worth

Anurag Kashyap is time and time. He was the subject of controversy because of his honest and genuine content. The actor has brought amazing treasures to Hindi Cinema. The Net Worth of Anurag is due to his dedication and consistency throughout his film career across various genres. Anurag Kashyap’s net worth ranges from between 10 and 15 crores.

Net Worth (2023) $120 Million
Net Worth In Pakistani Rupees Rs 980 Crore INR
Profession Film Director
Monthly Income and Salary 6 Crore +
Yearly Income 60 Crore +
Last Updated 2023

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Body Measurements Chest: 44 Inches
Waist: 38 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Birth Place Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh India
Children Daughter: Aaliyah Kashyap
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Prakash Singh
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Film director Screenwriter Producer and Actor
Siblings Brother: Abhinav Kashyap
Sister: Anubhuti Kashyap
Spous First Wife: Aarti Bajaj
Second Wife: Kalki Koechlin
Weight 84 Kg
185 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Virgo


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