Anurag Kashyap Opens Up About His Struggling Days, Was Kicked Out From Many Projects

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is often in the news because of his controversial statements. His personal and professional lives are always in public radar. Recently, Anurag Kashyap opened up about his struggle and the phase when his ex-wife had kicked him out of the house for being drunk.

Anurag Kashyap and Aarti Bajaj The ‘Dobaara’ director shared how he struggled a lot in his early career which had made him depressed and drunk. Once he had become such a heavy drinker that his ex-wife had to kick him out of the house. Opening about his difficult phase he said:

“I locked myself in a room, and that’s when the drinking began. It was over. I used to drink heavily for a year-and-a-half. Aarti kicked me out of the house. My daughter was only four years old then. That was a difficult phase. I was depressed.”

FYK, Anurag Kashyap had started his career as a screenwriter. He made his directorial debut with the film ‘Paanch’. However, the film was never released due to censorship issues. He was also kicked out from the films he was a part of like ‘Tere Naam’ and ‘Kaante’. His bad phase had made him angry with the film industry. However, he got his first commercially successful film as ‘Dev.D’ in 2009. He then directed some other successful films like Gangs of Wasseypur and Raman Raghav.

Anurag Kashyap with Kalki Koechlin Like professional life, his personal life has also seen so many ups and downs. He  married his ex-wife Aarti Bajaj in 2003 but they got divorced in 2009.  He then married actress Kalki Koechlin in 2011, only to divorce her after 4 years. Anurag Kashyap shares a daughter ‘Aaliyah’ with Aarti Bajaj. Despite having 2 failed marriages, Anurag has a good bond with his both wives.

Anurag Kashyap with 'Almost Pyaar' starcast On the workfront, Anurag Kashyap’s next film” ‘Almost Pyaar’ with DJ Mohabbat” is scheduled to release on 3rd February, 2023. It stars Alaya Fand and Karan Mehta in lead roles. Vicky Kaushal has also done a cameo role in the film.