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Anurag Kashyap Net Worth: From Indie Filmmaker to Millionaire

Anurag Kashyap Net Worth: From Indie Filmmaker to Millionaire
Credit: Anurag Kashyap at Instagram

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Anurag Kashyap, a well-known Bollywood filmmaker, actor, and screenwriter, has left his imprint on the Indian film industry. With a successful career spanning directing, producing, and hosting, Anurag has risen to become one of the industry’s highest-paid figures. With a successful career, he lives a truly opulent lifestyle, with diverse business ventures, luxurious properties, and a taste for high-end fashion and accessories. Let’s look into Anurag Kashyap’s net worth and get a glimpse of his lifestyle.

Anurag Kashyap Net Worth

As of 2023, Anurag Kashyap has an estimated net worth of $120 Million, which in INR is 980 crores. As a result, this makes him one of the richest filmmakers in India. Hence, below is what contributes to the astounding net worth of Anurag Kashyap:

NameAnurag Kashyap
Net Worth (2023)$120 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees980 Crores INR (approximately)
ProfessionFilmmaker and Actor
Monthly Income And Salary6 Crore INR
Yearly Income60 crore INR (Approximately)
Last Updated2024

What Contributes to Anurag Kashyap’s Net Worth?


Films majorly contribute to the massive net worth of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. As of 2024, he earns a massive remuneration of Rs 11 crore from films.

Brand Endorsement Fee

Anurag Kashyap has directed various high-end brands, including Videocon, Pepsi, and many more. Meanwhile, he charges a hefty fee of INR 1 Crore for brand advertisements.


Besides being a filmmaker, Anurag Kashyap is also an actor. Although he hasn’t revealed his acting fees, he must be charging in crores.

Car Collection

Meanwhile, in 2012, Anurag Kashyap bought a Mahindra XUV500. Besides this, Kashyap is the owner of several high-end vehicles.


Meanwhile, properties also contribute to the towering net worth of Anurag Kashyap. Besides his exquisite apartment in Mumbai, the filmmaker owns several properties across India.

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What are the upcoming films of Anurag Kashyap?

In 1997, Anurag Kashyap made his screenplay debut with the film Jayate. Meanwhile, in 2007, he made his directorial debut with the Hindi film Black Friday. Meanwhile, credited for some of the very popular films, Kashyap directed two films, Almost Pyar with DJ Mohabbat and Kennedy. Additionally, as of 2024, he is working on the production of two upcoming films, Leo and One 2 One.

Anurag Kashyap Net Worth: From Indie Filmmaker to Millionaire
Credit: Anurag Kashyap at Instagram

Awards and Nominations of Anurag Kashyap

  • 2015: Filmfare Award for Best Film for Queen
  • 2013: Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue for Gangs of Wasseypur
  • 2011: Filmfare Award for Best Story for Udaan
  • 2015: Filmfare Award for Best Editing for Queen
  • 2013: Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film for Gangs of Wasseypur
  • 2015: Screen Award for Best Film for Queen
  • 2011: Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Udaan
  • 2010: Guild Award for Best Dialogue for Dev.D
  • 2013: IIFA Award for Best Dialogue for Gangs of Wasseypur
  • 2015: IIFA Award for Best Editing for Queen
  • 2011: Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Film for Udaan
  • 2015: Guild Award for Best Editing for Queen

Note: Besides the above-mentioned, Anurag Kashyap has several awards and nominations under his name.

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Anurag Kashyap’s Relationship Timeline

Besides films and projects, Anurag Kashyap often makes headlines for his relationships and alleged linkups. Meanwhile, just like his films, he has unconventional personal relationships. Here’s a list of women Anurag Kashyap shared relationships with,

Aarti Bajaj

Anurag’s first marriage was with Aarti Bajaj, who is an acclaimed film editor. They met in college and dated for nine years before finally tying the knot. Additionally, the former couple has a 22-year-old daughter, Aaliyah Kashyap who is a YouTuber.

Kalki Koechlin

Another failed relationship of Anurag Kashyap was with actress Kalki Koechlin. The couple, who were in a live-in relationship before, got married in 2011. However, two years into the marriage, the couple separated. Meanwhile, in 2015, the couple announced an official divorce.

Shubhra Shetty

Previously, there were rumours of Anurag Kashyap dating his assistant director, Shubhra Shetty from Phantom Productions. Meanwhile, the couple started dating in 2015 and made it official in 2018. Now, the couple is in a live-in relationship and often shares their lovey-dovey pictures on social media.

Along with them, Anurag’s name has been linked with various actresses. However, all of the other dating rumours were either refuted by Anurag Kashyap or were not confirmed.

Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts About Anurag Kashyap?

  • The popular film ‘Black Friday’ wasn’t his directorial debut. His first directorial film was Paanch; however, it remained unreleased.
  • Anurag’s biggest failure was Bombay Velvet. The film was made with a budget of 125 crores, and it faced a financial loss of 100 crores.
  • In a media interaction, Anurag Kashyap expressed disappointment for his biggest failure, Bombay Velvet. Not only this, he mentioned his desire to leave India, saying that no one understands his movie in the country.
  • Although Anurag Kashyap had directed several films before, his prominence increased with the film series Gangs of Wasseypur.
  • He was the co-founder of the film production company, Good Bad Films.
  • Anurag Kashyap is a foodie and likes to try different dishes. In a media interaction, Kashyap mentioned that he has tried the meat of many different living creatures, including snails, frogs, and crocodiles. 
  • After the release of his co-written film Satya, he was kidnapped by a local gangster.
  • Before entering the Bollywood film industry, he was a theatre artist. Not only this, Anurag Kashyap faced immense struggles before making a career in filmmaking.