Anurag Kashyap had to go to jail because of this act, slapping the wrong person proved costly

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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Anurag Kashyap is in the news these days for his series 'Bad Cop', in which he is seen acting. Recently, during the promotion of this series, he recalled the incident when he had to spend a day in jail. The filmmaker told that he had slapped the wrong person, due to which he had to spend a night in lock-up. In an interview given to Samay Raina for his YouTube channel, Anurag Kashyap told how his whole life changed due to slapping the wrong person and how he spent a night in lock-up.

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The man because of whom he went to jail, got him out

Anurag Kashyap said, 'Yes, I have been to jail. I slapped the wrong person. Someone you shouldn't have slapped. I was in jail for one night. The person who put me in jail, that person changed my life completely. He was the one who got me out.' Anurag Kashyap told that the person who put him in jail was impressed with him because the filmmaker took a stand for the right thing.

Anurag Kashyap arrested for drunk driving in Saudi Arabia

Earlier in an interview, Anurag Kashyap had told another incident when he was arrested for drinking alcohol in Saudi Arabia. He had said then, 'There were no flights from Denmark because of volcanic ash. I was very tired and I drank alcohol and I went, took the ticket and I had to wait for five hours. I went to the lounge and started drinking because I wanted to faint. I sat on the flight and fainted. I landed in Saudi, they arrested me because I was roaming around completely drunk on Saudi soil. They started interrogating me.'

Anurag Kashyap's Acting Career

Talking about career, Anurag Kashyap is now trying his hand at acting. However, he has done small scenes in some projects before. Recently he was also seen in Vijay Sethupathi starrer Tamil film 'Maharaj', in which he was well liked. Talking about the series 'Bad Cop', it was released on OTT platform Disney Plus Hotstar on June 21. Apart from Anurag Kashyap, many other actors including Gulshan Devaiah, Harleen Sethi and Saurabh Sachdev were seen in it.

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