Gangs of Wasseypur – The Ultimate Bollywood Crime Drama of 2012


Gangs of Wasseypur is one of the most critically acclaimed Bollywood movies of 2012. Directed by Anurag Kashyap and produced by Reliance Entertainment, the movie follows the story of a gang war in the coal-mining town of Wasseypur in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The movie is a two-part epic, with the first part released in 2012 and the second part released in 2013.

The film stars an ensemble cast including Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Huma Qureshi. The movie was highly praised for its strong storyline, captivating cinematography, and the powerhouse performances of the actors.

Hit Songs

Gangs of Wasseypur has a fantastic soundtrack that features songs in different genres, ranging from Sufi to rock. The songs have been composed by Sneha Khanwalkar and are an integral part of the movie’s storytelling. Some of the hit songs from the movie include:

  • “Hun Main Tena Chad Di”
  • “Keh Ke Lunga”
  • “Ishqiya”
  • “Banarasiya”

Awards and Accolades

Gangs of Wasseypur was widely recognized for its impact on Bollywood cinema. The movie won several awards and nominations, including:

  • Best Supporting Actress for Richa Chadda at the Filmfare Awards (2013)
  • Best Screenplay for Anurag Kashyap and Zeishan Quadri at the Zee Cine Awards (2013)
  • Best Film at the New York Indian Film Festival (2012)
  • Best Supporting Actor for Nawazuddin Siddiqui at the Screen Awards (2013)

Table: Gangs of Wasseypur – Key Information

NameGangs of Wasseypur
ProducerReliance Entertainment
DirectorAnurag Kashyap
Year of Release2012 and 2013
ActorsManoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi
Hit Songs“Hun Main Tena Chad Di,” “Keh Ke Lunga,” “Ishqiya,” “Banarasiya”
AwardsBest Supporting Actress (Richa Chadda), Best Screenplay (Anurag Kasshyap and Zeishan Quadri), Best Film (New York Indian Film Festival), Best Supporting Actor (Nawazuddin Siddiqui)

Gangs of Wasseypur is a must-watch for fans of Bollywood cinema. The movie’s impact on Indian cinema is undeniable, and its strong storyline, captivating cinematography, and standout performances from the cast make it a standout film in the Bollywood genre. If you haven’t seen it yet, now is the perfect time to catch up on this epic crime drama.

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