Yesterday (May 23) saw eager film patrons line the streets outside the world renowned JW Marriot for the exclusive world premiere of ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’, the first mainstream Bollywood film to be selected for the Director’s Fortnight category. Onlookers screamed as the pretty actresses sashayed down the red carpet.
Actresses Huma Quereshi, Reema Sen, Richa Chadda, and Bollywood’s only female music director, Sneha Khanwalkar, were joined by the film’s acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap and the male leads in the film Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, known as two of India’s most critically acclaimed actors.
‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’, a mainstream Indian film, combines clever filmmaking with a powerful, high-concept and entertaining plot with revenge at its core. Accentuated by strong performances by a talented and eclectic cast comprising of Hindi cinemas finest, Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Richa Chadda the film is told in two parts.
The film represents the brave new Indian cinema breaking the cliches and conventions, something which Anurag Kashyap has come to be known for. ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ releases on 22nd June.
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