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List of Anurag Kashyap Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Black Friday (2004)
21
8
Black Friday
21
8

Black Friday is a crime drama film which takes us to 1993 when Mumbai city is ripped apart by bomb blasts. This leads to the police force launching a massive drive to catch the ones responsible. After a lot of pressure, some names come forward, each having different stories.   

Starring:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aditya Srivastava, Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
2. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
49
12
Gangs of Wasseypur
R
49
12

After a gangster clashes with a ruthless, coal-mining kingpin who killed his father, it ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations. 

Starring:
Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadha, Manoj Bajpayee, Piyush Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
3. Ugly (2013)
16
7
Ugly
16
7

Rahul is a struggling actor whose daughter Kali goes missing. He and Kali’s stepfather accuses each other of kidnapping her.

Starring:
Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bhat, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Surveen Chawla
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
4. Gulaal (2009)
13
6
Gulaal
13
6

Gulaal is a political crime drama thriller film which revolves around a law student from Rajpur named Dilip, who is attacked by a gang. In order to get revenge, he decides to enter the dirty world of politics, without knowing the terrible consequences that it might lead to.

Starring:
Kay Kay Menon, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal, Ayesha Mohan
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
5. The Brawler (2017)
12
5
The Brawler
12
5
Starring:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Jimmy Shergill, Ravi Kishan, Rajesh Tailang, Vineet Kumar Singh
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
6. Dev D (2009)
19
8
Dev D
19
8

Dev.D is a romantic black comedy film, which is based on a popular Bengali novel Devdas. The film revolves around Dev, who is in love with his childhood friend Paro.  After breaking up with her, he starts finding solace in drugs and alcohol, but soon falls in love with a prostitute named Chanda.

Starring:
Kalki Koechlin, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Abhay Deol
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
7. Kali-Katha (2014)
8
4
Kali-Katha
8
4
Starring:
Rahul Bhat, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Vineet Kumar Singh
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
8. Saand Ki Aankh (2018)
11
6
Saand Ki Aankh
11
6
Starring:
Prakash Jha, Vineet Kumar Singh, Pawan Chopra , Tapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap, Tushar Hiranandani
9. Paanch (2003)
9
6
Paanch
9
6
Starring:
Aditya Srivastava, Kay Kay Menon, Joy Fernandes, Vijay Maurya
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
10. That Day After Every Day (2013)
7
5
That Day After Every Day
7
5
Starring:
Radhika Apte, Sandhya Mridul, Mahesh Balraj, Alok Pandey, Akash Sinha
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
11. Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016)
13
7
Raman Raghav 2.0
13
7

Ramanna is a serial murder, who kills people for petty reasons. After his arrest by Raghavan, a police officer, Ramanna tries to convince him that they are both quite similar.

Starring:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mukesh Chhabra, Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala, Anuschka Sawhney
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
12. No Smoking (2007)
10
6
No Smoking
10
6

K is a narcissitic chain-smoker whose wife threatens to leave him if he doesn’t quit smoking. Therefore, he is forced to visit Baba Bengali, with the recommendation of a friend. He forces K to pay a huge sum of money in exchange for getting rid of his addiction. He also informs him that he will be aware of the things happening in K’s life, and if he smokes, his family will be killed.

Starring:
Bipasha Basu, Ayesha Takia, Paresh Rawal, John Abraham
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
13. Manmarziyan (2018)
9
8
Manmarziyan
Not
9
8

Rumi are Vicky are two lovebirds, but when Rumi’s family comes to know about this, they pressurize her to get married. However, problem is that Vicky is commitment-phobic and marriage is the last thing on his mind. A marriage broker soon manages to find Robbie, a well-settled NRI, as a prospective groom for Rumi.

Starring:
Abhishek Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Jasmin Bajwa , Ashnoor Kaur
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
14. Bombay Talkies (2013)
8
8
Bombay Talkies
8
8
Starring:
Katrina Kaif, Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Saqib Saleem, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Directed By:
15. That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)
7
7
That Girl in Yellow Boots
7
7
Starring:
Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Piyush Mishra, Prashant Prakash
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
16. Mumbai Cutting (2011)
5
6
Mumbai Cutting
5
6
Starring:
Neetu Chandra, Akkash Basnet, Raj Singh Arora, Abhisar Bose, Master Chinmay
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap, Jahnu Barua, Rituparno Ghosh, Rahul Dholakia
17. Choked (2020)
5
7
Choked
5
7
18. Bombay Velvet (2015)
5
8
Bombay Velvet
5
8

Bombay Velvet is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of a common man named Balraj, who falls for a singer named Rosie. He decides to enter the world of crime, hoping that this will give him an opportunity to win fame and wealth to win over Rosie's heart. A wealthy businessman named Kaizad is impressed by Balraj and he gives him the chance to manage his club ‘Bombay Velvet’, which is used by Kaizad for his illegal activities.

Starring:
Ranbir Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Karan Johar, Anushka Sharma, Manish Chaudhary, Satyadeep Misra
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
19. Madly (2016)
4
5
Madly
R
4
5
Starring:
Radhika Apte, Kathryn Beck, Justina Bustos, Zoë Castle, Mariana Chaud
Directed By:
20. Dobaaraa (2022)
2
5
Dobaaraa
UA
2
5

Movies (Actor)

1. Black Friday (2004)
25
7
Black Friday
25
7

Black Friday is a crime drama film which takes us to 1993 when Mumbai city is ripped apart by bomb blasts. This leads to the police force launching a massive drive to catch the ones responsible. After a lot of pressure, some names come forward, each having different stories.   

Starring:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aditya Srivastava, Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
2. Paanch (2003)
9
5
Paanch
9
5
Starring:
Aditya Srivastava, Kay Kay Menon, Joy Fernandes, Vijay Maurya
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
3. Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018)
11
6
Imaikkaa Nodigal
Not
11
6
Starring:
Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Atharvaa Murali, Raashi Khanna
Directed By:
R. Ajay Gnanamuthu
4. Luck by Chance (2009)
13
7
Luck by Chance
13
7

A struggling actress seeks stardom in Bombay, but realizes she has to redefine her purpose as an actress after encountering many obstacles in her career and personal relationships.

Starring:
Hrithik Roshan, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Farhan Akhtar, Rishi Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma
Directed By:
Zoya Akhtar
5. Shagird (2011)
8
5
Shagird
8
5
Role:
Bunty Singh / Bunty Bhaiya
Starring:
Nana Patekar, Rimi Sen, Zakir Hussain, Mohit Ahlawat
Directed By:
Tigmanshu Dhulia
6. AK vs AK (2020)
15
9
AK vs AK
TV-MA
15
9

After having a quarrel with each other publicly, a filmmaker kidnaps the daughter of a popular movie actor. While the actor searches for the daughter, the filmmaker films his search in real time, hoping that it will become a hit movie.

Role:
Anurag Kashyap
Starring:
Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor
7. Bhoothnath Returns (2014)
9
7
Bhoothnath Returns
9
7

A sequel to the 2008 film Bhoothnath, this supernatural comedy film continues the story of Kailash Nath, who is mocked in the spirit world, as he was unable to scare any child as a ghost. Therefore, in order to redeem himself, he decides to return and scare some kids. He soon comes across Akhrot, a young slum boy, who is the only person who can see him. They soon become friends and unite for a much bigger cause.   

Starring:
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Boman Irani, Parth Bhalerao, Sanjay Mishra, Usha Nadkarni
Directed By:
Nitesh Tiwari
8. That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)
8
6
That Girl in Yellow Boots
8
6
Starring:
Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Piyush Mishra, Prashant Prakash
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
9. Trishna (2011)
7
6
Trishna
R
7
6
Starring:
Freida Pinto, Kalki Koechlin, Roshan Seth, Mita Vasisht
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
10. Naam Hai Akira (2016)
7
7
Naam Hai Akira
7
7
Role:
ACP Rane
Starring:
Sonakshi Sinha, Konkona Sen Sharma, Amit Sadh, Nandu Madhav
Directed By:
A.R. Murugadoss
11. Ghoomketu (2020)
7
7
Ghoomketu
7
7
Starring:
Richa Chadda, Amitabh Bachchan
12. Happy New Year (2014)
18
21
Happy New Year
18
21

In order to pull off a heist in Dubai, to avenge his father, Charlie assembles a small team to take part in the World Dance Championship. He also enlists the help of a bar dancer.

Starring:
Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan
Directed By:
13. I Am (2010)
7
5
I Am
7
5
Starring:
Juhi Chawla, Radhika Apte, Kalki Koechlin, Nandita Das
Directed By:
Onir
14. Encounter (2010)
5
5
Encounter
5
5
Starring:
Nimrat Kaur
Directed By:
Ashish Ghadiali
15. Tera Kya Hoga Johnny (2009)
5
5
Tera Kya Hoga Johnny
5
5
Starring:
Makrand Deshpande, Aditya Bhattacharya, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Abhay Deol
Directed By:
Sudhir Mishra
16. Daas Dev (2018)
4
6
Daas Dev
4
6
Starring:
Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Rahul Bhat, Anil George
Directed By:
Sudhir Mishra

Animation Movies

Return of Hanuman (2007)
7
3
Return of Hanuman
7
3
Starring:
Malak Shah
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
The Congress (2013)
13
7
The Congress
13
7

The Congress is a science fiction drama film which tells the story of an aging actress, who agrees to preserve her digital likeness for a studio so that it might be used in any future films. However, the consequences of her decision begin to affect her in unexpected ways.

Starring:
Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Sarah Shahi, Harvey Keitel, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Directed By:
Ari Folman

Special Appearance/Cameo

Gulaal (2009)
12
5
Gulaal
12
5

Gulaal is a political crime drama thriller film which revolves around a law student from Rajpur named Dilip, who is attacked by a gang. In order to get revenge, he decides to enter the dirty world of politics, without knowing the terrible consequences that it might lead to.

Role:
Man at the party (uncredited)
Starring:
Kay Kay Menon, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal, Ayesha Mohan
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
Dev D (2009)
15
6
Dev D
15
6

Dev.D is a romantic black comedy film, which is based on a popular Bengali novel Devdas. The film revolves around Dev, who is in love with his childhood friend Paro.  After breaking up with her, he starts finding solace in drugs and alcohol, but soon falls in love with a prostitute named Chanda.

Role:
Man who offers Chanda a candy (uncredited)
Starring:
Kalki Koechlin, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Abhay Deol
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
No Smoking (2007)
8
5
No Smoking
8
5

K is a narcissitic chain-smoker whose wife threatens to leave him if he doesn’t quit smoking. Therefore, he is forced to visit Baba Bengali, with the recommendation of a friend. He forces K to pay a huge sum of money in exchange for getting rid of his addiction. He also informs him that he will be aware of the things happening in K’s life, and if he smokes, his family will be killed.

Role:
Man in the elevator (uncredited)
Starring:
Bipasha Basu, Ayesha Takia, Paresh Rawal, John Abraham
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap

TV Shows

Sacred Games
39
8
Sacred Games
TV-MA
39
8
Starring:
Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neeraj Kabi, Jitendra Joshi
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane
Yudh
9
3
Yudh
9
3
Starring:
Amitabh Bachchan, Zakir Hussain, Avinash Tiwary
Directed By:
Ribhu Dasgupta
Last Train to Mahakali (1999)
8
3
Last Train to Mahakali
8
3
Starring:
Kay Kay Menon, Shri Vallabh Vyas, Vijay Maurya, Nivedita Bhattacharya, Lovleen Mishra
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
Chhuri (2017)
6
4
Chhuri
6
4
Role:
Sharad
Starring:
Tisca Chopra, Surveen Chawla
Directed By:
Mansi Jain
Red Chief: New Campaign - Jooton Mein Mard (2016)
5
4
Red Chief: New Campaign - Jooton Mein Mard
5
4
Starring:
Sulagna Panigrahi, Resh Lamba
Directed By:
Anurag Kashyap
Kabhie Kabhie
2
4
Kabhie Kabhie
2
4
Starring:
Deepak Parashar, Lillete Dubey, Madhavan, Iravati Harshe, Alyy Khan