Film Gangs of Wasseypur will soon be released in North America and Los Angeles. Written and directed by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, film is a story of two families who are fighting with each other to acquire control over the coal mining city Wasseypur.
Actor Manoj Bajpai, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Huma
Qureshi are playing the lead roles in the film. Gangs of
Wasseypur was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in the year
2012. The movie is five-and-a-half-hour long, released in two parts
but can be screened as a single film at various theatres in Los
Angeles and North America.
The distributor of the film shared their excitement on Twitter.
Cinelicious Pics tweeted, "Thrilled to announce that we've picked
up Kashyap's epic crime saga Gangs of Wasseypur!"
Anurag Kashyap's Epic GANGS OF WASSEYPUR Finally Gets North American Distribution By… http://t.co/SJ8k3jqRL1— TWITCH (@TwitchFilm) July 8, 2014
Distributors are also thinking about promoting Kashyap's
upcoming film Bombay Velvet, which will be released
overseas by 20th Century Fox in November. Bombay Velvet is a drama
film, based the book Bombay Fables.
Actress Anushka Sharma will be seen in the role of a jazz player
and Ranbir Kapoor essay the role of a boxer named Johny Balraj.
Filmmaker Karan Johar has done a cameo role in the film.