Gangs of Wasseypur has achieved cult classic status in its 10th year. The Revenge Saga was critically acclaimed receiving a positive response. Gangs of Wasseypur changed not only the landscape of Indian cinema but also from writers to actors, the film made everyone who was part of the film a star. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, part 1 of the film was released on June 22, 2012, while the second part was released two months later in August.
Despite being declared a flop at the box office, the two-part intergenerational film Gangs of Wasseypur is a huge hit with audiences. However, the film failed to make its mark on the big screens, but later won the hearts of the audience. The actors, the dialogue, and the script still have an impact on the audience, as the film is now titled a cult classic. The film ruled Indian cinema after being pulled from theaters.
Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur turned out to be the most influential Hindi film of the last decade. The crime drama has kept its pure and fresh effect even after 10 years, be it in movies, actors, social media, and memes. The film changed what we perceived of the cinema, and understood the taste of the spectators.
According to the synopsis of the film, the film is set in Wasseypur, a small town near Dhanbad in Jharkhand, the film series tells the story of the coal mafia spread across three generations of a family involved in crime, extortion and the murder.
The film welcomed new talent and budding actors who showcased the potential of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadha, Huma Qureshi, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi and Jaideep Ahlawat.
Directed and produced by Anurag Kashyap Gangs of Wasseypur has received much praise in the last decade. Co-written by Kashyap and Zeishan Quadri, the film has left an influence on the audience with its quotable lines like ‘Baap Ka, Dada Ka, Bhai Ka Sabka Badla Lega Re, Tera Faizal’ and ‘Tumse Na Ho Payega’. The soundtrack was composed by Sneha Khanwalkar and Piyush Mishra with lyrics written by Mishra and Varun Grover. The songs ‘O Womaniya’, ‘Ik Bagal’ and ‘Kaala Rey’ helped the film further cement its cult status.
The gangs of Wasseypur revenge saga team celebrated their iconic 10 years through social media. Manoj Bajpayee, who headlined the first part, and Kashyap shared several fan posts about the film on their Instagram Stories. Richa Chaddha wrote a special note while Miyush Mishra shared her excitement through an Instagram post posting a photo with Huma Qureshi.
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