Ouch! Rishi Kapoor Calls Anurag Basu & Kashyap “Bandars”
Rishi Kapoor said that directors like Anurag Basu and Anurag Kashyap couldn’t handle big budget films.
Rishi Kapoor isn’t one for diplomacy. He may have played roles next to Bollywood’s Angry Young Man once, but he has taken it upon himself to be the Angry Old Man. The Karz actor recently went on Neha Dhupia’s podcast, and was given a minute to talk on the topic: Anurag.
Rishi Kapoor seized the opportunity to call out Anurag Basu and Anurag Kashyap and blamed them for the flops his son, Ranbir Kapoor has acted in. Here’s what the actor had to say:
Anurag? There is Anurag Kashyap, who made Bombay Velvet, but he made a better film in Gangs Of Wasseypur, I couldn’t understand head or tale of Bombay Velvet. And then there was (Anurag) Basu who made Barfi, an outstanding film. I am so happy he took my son for it. My son got great recognition for the film and then he made this Gajja Jasoos. . . what Jagga Jasoos whatever. . . which he made a total mess of. It was as messy as my pronunciation was. He probably got indulged too much. I guess both the Anurags got indulged in their films. You know when they are good enough to work on a certain budget and suddenly they are given huge budgets in hand so bandar ke haath mein khilona nahin aa jaata hai, he goes absolutely berserk. So I think that’s what actually happened with both these guys. They were given budgets they could not handle and I guess it happens. It happens with every director, every actor you can’t have a hundred percent record anyway... so it happens.Rishi Kapoor
Didn’t we say, he isn’t one for diplomacy and remember, Neha Dhupia’s show is called - No Filter Neha!
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