Anurag Kashyap opens up why he was fired from Salman Khan-starrer “Tere Naam”

Anurag Kashyap is a popular Indian filmmaker and actor who is best-known for his works and contribution to the Bollywood film industry. Moreover, he is the recipient of many accolades, including four Filmfare Awards.

For his contributions to cinema, the Government of France awarded him the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2013. His fame increased with the two-part crime drama, Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). After that, he subsequently co-produced the critically acclaimed drama named The Lunchbox, and the biographical drama Shahid (both 2013).

For the record, The Lunchbox earned him a BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language nomination. Besides that, his next movies were the anthology Bombay Talkies (2013), and the drama Ugly (2014). In 2016, she directed Raman Raghav 2.0, a movie inspired by the serial killer Raman Raghav.

His next movie was the sports drama Mukkabaaz, which was released in the year 2018. The same year, he co-directed India’s first Netflix Original series, the crime thriller Sacred Games, based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name and the romantic drama Manmarziyaan. Moreover, he is also the co-founder of a film production company, Good Bad Films.

Anurag Kashyap opens up why he was fired from Salman Khan-starrer “Tere Naam”

Meanwhile, Anurag Kashyap opened up that he was removed from the Salman Khan movie ‘Tere Naam’. During an interview with YouTuber Samdish Bhatia for his show Unfiltered, he recalled how he was abruptly fired from the film.

“I got fired from a film because I asked the hero (Salman Khan) to grow chest hair. I wrote the film and after writing it, I was asked to leave Tere Naam.” When Samdish Bhatia asked if there was any issue with the hero’s not growing chest hair, Kashyap added, “The film was based in Agra/Mathura. Have you ever seen people shaving their chest hair there? So, yes, I was making Tere Naam.”