Anurag Basu

Active - 2003 - 2012  |   Born - in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India  |   Genres - Drama, Thriller

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  • First got involved in film when he worked as assistant director to Raman Kumar on the TV series Tara (1993).
  • Gave his directorial debut with the slasher film Kucch To Hai (2003).
  • Arguably his greatest success was the romantic comedy Barfi! (2012), which was a major box office success and was selected as India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 85 Academy Awards.
  • Received a Filmfare Best Director award nomination in 2012.
  • Credits overcoming leukaemia with helping him to focus on what is truly important to him: his family and work.