Magazine article Screen International

DAR Gets Ugly with Kashyap, Phantom

Magazine article Screen International

DAR Gets Ugly with Kashyap, Phantom

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India's DAR Motion Pictures is partnering with Phantom Films to produce Ugly, the next project from Anurag Kashyap, whose Gangs Of Wasseypur is screening in Directors Fortnight.

Kashyap is currently scripting the dark psychological thriller, which is scheduled to start shooting in the third quarter of this year, before he starts work on previously-announced period thriller Bombay Velvet.

"It's a dark story but more mainstream than Anurag has been known to do before - perhaps as mainstream as Gangs Of Wasseypur," said Arun Rangachari, chairman of DAR Motion Pictures' parent company, DAR Capital Group.

Gangs Of Wasseypur is a two-part gangster epic backed by Indian studio Viacom18 Motion Pictures. Phantom Films is the production company that Kashyap founded last year with three other filmmakers - Vikramaditya Motwane, Madhu Mantena and Vikas Bahl. …

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