Director Anurag Basu is one of the emerging filmmakers of Bollywood. He honed his directorial skills in television with serials like “Tara”, “Saturday Suspense” and “ X-Zone”. He earned a name with serials “Koshish …ek aashaa” and “Miit” which was based on the works of Rabindranath Tagore.
Anurag Basu made his film debut with “Kucch To Hai”. He then directed “Saaya” for Vishesh films of Mahesh Bhatt. His next film “Murder” for the same production was a major hit. He just completed his most ambitious project “Kites” starring Hrithik Roshan, Barbara Mori, and Kangana Ranaut and produced by Rakash Roshan which is releasing in January 2010.
For his next project, Anurag Basu signed up the most sought after young actor Ranbir Kapoor who is basking in the glory of “Ajab Prem Ki Ghajab Kahani” made by Rajkumar Santoshi.
Ranbir has also agreed to act in a film by Imtiaz Ali of “Jab We Met” fame and another by Vicky Singh cousin of Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films. At present, the actor is busy shooting for “Rajneethi” directed by award winning filmmaker Prakash Jha.