Anurag Basu Poster


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Overview (1)

Born in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh

Mini Bio (1)

Anurag Basu, a Bollywood director and writer explores relationships and adversity on reel. He had his share of tough times when he was diagnosed with leukemia.

Basu directed television serials among which is Tara (1993), which became one of the first soap operas on Indian television. He also directed Balaji Telefilms' Koshish Ek Aasha (1997) and Miit (2002), which was based on Rabindranath Tagore's Noukadubi.

He made his debut in movies with Kucch Toh Hai (2003). It starred Tusshar Kapoor and Esha Deol. The movie wasn't anywhere near a major success. He made movies under the Vishesh Films banner. Saaya (2003) belonged to the supernatural genre about a doctor who communicates with his dead wife through his patients. It starred John Abraham and Tara Sharma.

Murder (2004) was based on Hollywood's hit Unfaithful. It starred Emraan Hashmi and Mallika Sherawat. The movie along with it's soundtrack became a big success. During the filming of his next movie Tumsa Nahin Dekhan (2004), Basu was diagnosed with blood cancer. The movie was later completed by Mohit Suri and Mahesh Bhatt.

In 2006, Anurag Basu came back to make Gangster with Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut and Shiney Ahuja. It was supposed to be based on Abu Salem's real life affair with actress Monica Bedi. The movie did well.

It was followed by the critically acclaimed Life in a Metro.

He wrote the screenplays for Gangster, Life in a Metro and Kites and won the Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for Life in a Metro.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: manyam

Family (3)

Children Basu, Ahana
Basu, Ishana
Parents Basu, Subrato
Basu, Deepshikha
Relatives Basu, Abhishek (sibling)

Trivia (28)

His personal life was so complicated but now he is very social to talk people frequently as good habit or manner.
He was directed the most finest & versatile hit film or movies in the industry.
He was suffered from depression sometimes due to because of his bad health & illness caused by that cancer.
Mahesh Bhatt was helped him during his bad time of cancer disease around in 2006 while shooting for "Gangster - A Love Story" in Seoul. ; he invested his money for his soon treatment as per their friendship bonding.
He is the sole survivor of "Leukemia" ; Blood Cancer. ; he diagnosed with it for long time since 2006 ; but he get treatment & recovery for years & directed many films during that hard time.
He is the most underrated director of Bollywood till now.
He is the best friend of legendary director - Mahesh Bhatt & his younger brother producer - Mukesh Bhatt respectively.
He likes Shilpa Shetty so much. ; and she is the favorite actress of him since his film with her named - "Life In A Metro" (2007) respectively.
He was/is not known by all other celebs and people ; that's why he is still under appreciated & not recognized by anyone in 2022 now.
He was worked for "Vishesh Films" and "Balaji Motion Pictures" in his initial days era from 2003 to 2007 subsequently.
He is the relative of actress - Bipasha Basu somehow.
His favorite actress is Shilpa Shetty.
His first directional debut film was "Balaji Motion Pictures" title "Kuchh To Hai" in 2003 with producer Ekta Kapoor.
He is the ex/former host of the Indian Reality Dancing Show - Super Dancer aired on Sony Set TV.
His favorite actor was/is Ranbir Kapoor.
His second & first "Vishesh Films" association film was title "Saaya" in same year 2003 with producer Mukesh Bhatt.
He was assembled the legendary actor - Dharmendra in his film sometimes after 2007.
He is the cousin of producer - Brijesh Basu.
He is the relative of 70s veteran director - Basu Chatterjee somehow.
He was very best friend of several bollywood celebs like - John Abraham , Emraan Hashmi , Shiney Ahuja , Kangana Ranaut & Abhishek Bachchan with Hrithik Roshan gathered.
He was directed his first two films in his starting days for two actors - John Abraham & Tusshar Kapoor.
He was directed the one of his best multi cast starrier film title "Life in a Metro" in 2007 for Prime Focus and Essel Vision.
He was produced one more film for legendary actress late. Sridevi Ji. ; guess what ?.... Yes ! ; that film was "English Vinglish" in 2013 along with direction for "Barfi" with Priyanka Chopra.
He has been directed the two stupendous films or movies - "Barfi" 2013 & "Jagga Jasoos" 2017 for his best friend favorite actor - Ranbir Kapoor. ; evenly.
He was produced the only one film for both superstars - Dino Morea & Bipasha Basu together ; that film was "Ishq Hai Tumse" in 2004 respectively.
He was joined hands with versatile actor & director Rakesh Roshan in 2010 for to directing a film for his son - Hrithik Roshan ; that film was titled "Kites" remembered ; it also starts with letter 'K'.
He has been directed the super-hit film title "Gangster - A Love Story" in 2006 for Mahesh Bhatt.
His most sensational & seductive hit film was "Murder" in 2004 with Mallika Sherawat & Emraan Hashmi in both of their second film.

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