|Anurag Basu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||May 8, 1974|
Anurag Basu is an Indian director, producer, actor, and screenwriter who has helmed successful films like Murder (2004), Life in a… Metro (2007), Barfi! (2012), Jagga Jasoos (2017), Ludo (2020), etc. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 1 million followers on Twitter.
Dada (meaning big brother)
Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
He was educated at the BSP Senior Secondary School in Bhilai.
Basu earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Mumbai.
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
- Father – Subrato Bose
- Mother – Deepshikha Bose
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
84 kg or 185 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Anurag has dated –
- Tani Basu – The maverick director is happily married to Tani Basu. He is a doting father to daughters Ishana Basu (b. 2004) and Ahana Basu (b. 2007).
Race / Ethnicity
- Gap between his front teeth
Anurag Basu Favorite Things
- Song From The 1951 Film, Albela – O Betaji, Qismat Ki Hawa Kabhi Naram
- Performances By Pankaj Tripathi – Anup Saxena in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020), Kaleen Bhaiya in Mirzapur
- Movie – Casablanca (1942)
- Film By Himself – Jagga Jasoos (2017)
Source – The Indian Express, The Telegraph, Wipo.int, MansWorldIndia.com
Anurag Basu Facts
- He is a cancer survivor and was diagnosed with acute leukemia (blood cancer) while shooting for the Emraan Hashmi-starrer Tumsa Nahin Dekha in 2004. Such was his dedication that Basu supervised the direction of the film while receiving treatment from his hospital bed.
- When he was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2004, doctors said that he had only 2 weeks left to live. His wife was also pregnant at that time.
- He teamed up with Ranbir Kapoor to launch the production house Picture Shuru Productions in 2013.
- His box office smash-hit Barfi! was nominated as the official selection for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at the 85th Academy Awards. However, it failed to be shortlisted in the final top 5 list.
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