Anurag Kashyap weighs in on nepotism debate: ‘First ask which actor, director is worst behaved, made supporting cast leave films’


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Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap shared his tackle the insider-outsider and nepotism debate that has gripped Bollywood. In a sequence of tweets written in Hindi, he drew consideration to the truth that the movie trade is just not made up of solely actors however numerous set employees as effectively. He hinted that some actors don’t give these individuals any respect. His feedback got here after Kangana Ranaut’s latest interview, through which she talked in regards to the existence of a ‘movie mafia’.

Anurag wrote on Twitter, “Friends, there is a strange debate going on. Films don’t have only actors, at least 150 people work on a film set. Insiders or outsiders, the day these people learn to give the artistes, workers, spotboys and others working on a set the same respect, we can have a conversation with them, whether it is about nepotism or favouritism.”

“First, let us ask these people working on the sets which actor or director is the most badly-behaved or the mention of which actor puts them off working on the film altogether. Then go to the sets of those actors, where the command comes into the hands of the so-called actor. Read the old interviews of the supporting actors of that film and why they left the film. You will be treated the way you treat others,” he added.




Anurag stated {that a} movie was made with the contribution of greater than a 100 individuals, but it was at all times the one who benefitted probably the most who would elevate the difficulty of injustice. “To make a film, it takes the blood and sweat of more than a hundred people. But when it comes to justice and injustice, why is it that only those who gain the most from a film raise the issue? If you want to understand the truth, you have to look into every pit of the society, how deep it is and how dark it is,” he stated.

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Just as a result of the movie trade is within the public eye doesn’t make it any totally different from different industries, Anurag stated. “The film industry is more visible and written about in the newspapers, but it is no different from any other industry. A lot of people, outsiders and insiders, have done a lot of things to me as well in these 27 years but I have never needed their validation or acknowledgement. When the world appreciates you and your work, what difference does it make if two or three people do not? Why give so much power to someone, that their yes or no or a pat on the back from them defines our existence? One man’s praise is enough to keep you working,” he stated.




In conclusion, Anurag quipped that he was caught with the dialogues of his subsequent movie and inspired trolls to answer with new and revolutionary expletives. “I also felt like sharing my ‘Mann Ki Baat’ today, friends, so I did it. It will be good if you reply with new abuses. I am writing my next film – ‘Gangs of Parlia…’ I am quite stuck with the dialogues. Thank you,” he wrote.


Anurag’s feedback come after Kangana claimed in a latest interview {that a} ‘movie mafia’ exists that actively works to sabotage the careers of outsiders who didn’t imagine in sucking as much as the heavyweights of the movie trade. She additionally stated that no acknowledgement was given to the movies of deserving outsiders, with awards features honouring undeserving actors, who shamelessly accepted the trophies.

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