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फिल्‍म समीक्षा : गैंग्‍स ऑफ वासेपुर-स्‍क्रीन डेली-ली मार्शल

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Gangs of Wasseypur24 May, 2012 | By Lee Marshall Dir: Anurag Kashyap. India. 2012. 318mins Though it runs at over five hours, there’s never a dull moment in this Indian gangland epic by one of India’s hottest indie directors, Anurag Kashyap. Oozing visual style, laced with tight and often blackly comic dialogue, bolstered by tasty performances and a driving neo-Bollywood soundtrack, this Tarantino-tinged Bihari take on The Godfather has what it takes to cross over from the Indian domestic and Diaspora markets to reach out to action-loving, gore-tolerant theatrical and auxiliary genre audiences worldwide.
With characters appearing and disappearing as the bloodshed takes its toll, Gangs is set to the rhythm of a fast-paced dance. The broad canvas and the genre focus suits Kashyap well. The director’s previous outings, from No Smoking to That Girl in Yellow Boots, feel a little like trial runs for this confident coming of age work, which despite the extended running time is gi…