Movie Preview: Gangs Of Wasseypur (2012)

Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Tipping Point Films and AKFPL present GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, an upcoming crime film, set to release on 22nd June, 2012.

Directed by Anurag Kashyap and produced by Guneet Monga, Sunil Bhora, and Anurag Kashyap, the film stars Manoj Bajpayee, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Piyush Mishra, Richa Chadda, Remma Sen, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Yashpal sharma and Huma Qureshi.

The music is given by Sneha Khanwalkar and lyrics penned by Varun Grover and Piyush Mishra.


Part I

Towards the end of colonial India, Sahid Khan loots the British trains, impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh’s colliery, only to spur revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid’s son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father’s honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur. Staying true to its real life influences, the film explores this revenge saga through the socio-political dynamic in erstwhile Bihar (North India), in the coal and scrap trade mafia of Wasseypur, through the imprudence of a place obsessed with mainstream ‘Bollywood’ cinema.

Part II

Wasseypur is no more the town that was once consumed by the raging war between Sardar Khan and Ramadhir Singh. It has spawned a new generation of money squandering lobbyists, turning into foolhardy gangs overnight. With illegal profiteering through scrap trade auctions over the Internet, corrupt government officials, election rigging and hooliganism, the town got murkier. Everyone wanted alliance with the most powerful man of Wasseypur, Faizal Khan. His sole ambition however, is to annihilate Ramadhir Singh, the man with the grand scheme.

GANGS OF WASSEYPUR – Part 2 is a fitting conclusion to this story of vengeance, which by now, not just the family but also this town has come to inherit.


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