AK vs AK writer Avinash Sampath decodes film's hybrid genre, and how the screenplay evolved over six years
AK vs AK was always intended as primarily a thriller. I don't think we were on a high horse about showing a mirror to anyone," says Avinash Sampath.
Anil Kapoor, an actor who has reinvented himself and has always managed to stay relevant without a lull in his career, says he is 'more fearless' about the roles he selects.
AK vs AK, The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, Sushant Singh Rajput: Curious case of fact-fiction and the unreliable narrator
Vikramaditya Motwane's Netflix mockumentary AK vs AK rounds off a year characterised by its hybrid genre. From shows like Masaba Masaba and The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives to mainstream media coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the lines between fact and fiction were constantly blurred.
Vikramaditya Motwane has gone on to explore many genres as a director, from his debut film Udaan, to Lootera, Trapped and Bhavesh Joshi Superhero. The genre-bending headiness in AK vs AK is the cherry on Motwane's filmography cake, and there's enough reason to be excited about what he does next.
The genius of AK vs AK lies in its ability to have a whole lot of fun while holding the film industry to task.
From Harshvardhan's cameo in AK vs AK to Fatima Begum in Gulabo Sitabo, on-screen moments that helped us survive 2020
2020 has truly been a miserable year. Maybe, that's why it's all the more important to find our silver linings in an otherwise bleak 12 months
Vikramaditya Motwane said in an announcement post, "Thank you to all collaborators old, new and future. You helped us get here"
Danny Boyle hosted a QnA session with Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap and Anil Kapoor for their movie AK vs AK.
Ahuja's last outings were The Zoya Factor and the recently released Netflix film AK vs AK, where she played herself.
AK vs AK movie review: Anil Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap are a perfect match for this genre-bending slugfest
With AK vs AK on Netflix India, director Vikramaditya Motwane shows once again why he defies definition and slotting.
Anil Kapoor, who turns 64 today, will be seen next in Netflix film AK vs AK and Jug Jugg Jeeyo.
"With Anil [Kapoor] I was a little nervous because it is an experiment. But I was very confident about the material, the story," says AK vs AK writer-director Vikramaditya Motwane.
AK vs AK, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, will premiere on Netflix on 24 December.
AK vs AK controversy: Indian Air Force should avoid Twitter war, its values are too strong to be shaken by a film clip
The IAF should not highlight inconsequential issues by responding needlessly. Activity on social media needs to be carefully executed because of its far-reaching impact
"My character is in uniform because he's an actor playing the role of an officer. When he finds out that his daughter has been kidnapped, the anger and rage he experiences and portrays is that of an emotionally distraught father," said Anil Kapoor in video message.
AK vs AK trailer sees Anurag Kashyap as a "brash film director" who kidnaps the daughter of a well-known movie star played by Anil Kapoor.
Vikramaditya Motwane to direct untitled young adult dark comedy series backed by Legendary Global, Library Pictures
Vikramaditya Motwane 's other upcoming project includes Netflix's AK vs AK, featuring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap.
Netflix India unveils 2020 slate, projects by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Karan Johar
Netflix India has collaborated with Anurag Kashyap for Choked, Dibakar Banerjee for Freedom, Vikramaditya Motwane for AK vs AK, and Karan Johar for an anthology.