Anurag Kashyap is a filmmaker, writer, editor, producer, and actor known for his works in Indian cinema. Kashyap got his major break as a co-writer in Ram Gopal Varma’s crime drama Satya (1998), and made his directorial debut with Paanch. 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. For his contributions to film, the Government of France awarded him the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) in 2013. He is also the co-founder of a film production company, Good Bad Films. Black Friday, No Smoking, Return of Hanuman, Gulaal, Mumbai Cutting, That Girl in Yellow Boots, Gangs of Wasseypur 1&2, Bombay Talkies, Bombay Velvet, Raman Raghav 2.0, Mukkabaaz, Choked, etc include his directorial features. His works in the series Lust Stories and Ghost Stories were appreciated widely. He was also nominated for the Golden Leopard at the 57th Locarno Film Festival and his three films, Gangs of Wasseypur, Ugly and Raman Raghav 2.0 were in the Director’s Fortnight at Cannes. He is known for his unflinching stance on issues related to secularism and supremacy of the Constitutional values.