Gangs of Wasseypur by Anurag Kashyap even received a standing ovation during its screening at the Cannes Film Festival is considered one of the best films. The filmmaker went all out and showed what he can do when he’s given creative liberty. Although it was the most talked-about film, Salman Khan had said he won’t watch the movie due to its vulgar content as he believes in doing clean films.
Gangs of Wasseypur:
This movie has set a gateway to the actors such as Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi, Huma Qureshi, and Vineet Kumar Singh making their way into mainstream Bollywood cinema. The film also featured, Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Piyush Mishra, and Tigmanshu Dhulia in pivotal roles. People were enjoying both the parts of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ which were released followingly. However, the only person who wasn’t excited about the film was Salman Khan. The superstar had taken a dig at Anurag Kashyap for making not so clean film.
As reported by Zee News, Salman Khan had told, “I am busy promoting my film. I don’t have time to watch other’s films,” he adds, “I do clean films, straight out. Mujhe meri picture main gaali vaali rakhne ki koi zaroorat nahi padti. (I don’t need to use abusive language in my films.) I just want to do my kind of cinema. I just want our filmmakers to make movies with our culture and value system.”
Salman about Anurag’s film:
When asked if he has planned to watch ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ the Dabangg star said, “No. I watch films with friends and family. But I can’t take my family to watch that film. Even though everybody is grown up and mature in my family. And we all are adults and aware and very chilled out but I don’t I think I will want to see that film with them.”
Interestingly, Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 had a character named Definite Khan played by Zeishan Quadri, who is shown as a big fan of Salman Khan, he often acts and behaves like the superstar in the film.