“Gangs of Wasseypur” is a 2012 Indian crime film directed by Anurag Kashyap. The film is divided into two parts, and is a sprawling epic that tells the story of three generations of gangsters in the small town of Wasseypur, in the state of Bihar.
The film is set against the backdrop of the coal mafia in the region, and follows the lives of several characters who are involved in the gang wars that erupt in the wake of a dispute over coal mines. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, and Tigmanshu Dhulia in lead roles.
“Gangs of Wasseypur” received widespread critical acclaim for its gritty and realistic portrayal of the criminal underworld in Bihar. The film is notable for its sharp dialogue, memorable characters, and strong performances from its cast. It was also praised for its ambitious scope, which spans several decades and incorporates elements of social commentary and political satire.
Overall, “Gangs of Wasseypur” is a must-watch for fans of crime dramas and Indian cinema in general. It is a powerful and engaging film that offers a rare glimpse into the world of organized crime in rural India, and is a testament to the talents of its director and cast.
Original name: गैंग्स ऑफ़ वास्सेपुर पार्ट – १
Duration: 321 min.