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An actor, a writer turned director, turned producer, Anurag Kashyap is the extraordinary jack of all trades. Kashyap has delivered poignant and successful films such as Gangs of Wasseypur, Black Friday and Dev D. However Akpl’s owner Kashyap, is a man who has struggled through some dire times. With two banned films, two shelved and one that got ‘stuck,’ Kashyap tells the Times of India that people felt he was ‘talented but jinxed’. “I have gone through a phase where I was called jinxed,” he explains. Kashyap says that while going through this difficult phase he turned to alcohol, “I started drinking too much. Once at 2am, I passed out on the street and Hrithik Roshan dropped me home.”

When the Times of India asked Kashyap what brought him out of this phase he replied that it was meeting Kalki, who “helped me out of the darkness.” It was because of Kalki, »

- Aashi Gahlot

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