Watch Trailer: Anurag Kashyap's dark thriller ‘Ugly’


The first look of Anurag Kashyap’s movie ‘Ugly’ has been released. The movie is a psychological thriller and an emotional dram which shows the dark and ugly side of contemporary society. The movie is co-produced by Phantom Films and Dar Motion Pictures Ltd.

The film is about a young girl Kali who goes missing and then it shows the ugly side of reality and the series of events that unfold post her incidence of missing. A couple is shown who is divorced and the daughter is with the father. The trailer shows a father taking her daughter Kaali in his car. The car stops by a busy market and her father asks daughter to wait for him in the car. Daughter waits and after 5 minutes when father returns he finds his daughter missing. He asks trespassers but all are clueless. Then, follows a series of ugly drama and thrilling sequences. It shows that a person has many shades. The trailer introduces a tagline, “When the going gets desperate and desperate gets Nasty, Creepy, Evil, Murderous, Ugly.” 

The film trailer is captivating and engaging. The sequences seem confusing and by looking at the trailer one just cannot infer the story line. This year ‘Ugly’ was screened at the Cannes film festival and it received recognition and praise. The movie will release on 11th October.

Though the movie does not have Bollywood known actors, some of the known faces from small screen will be seen in the movie. The prominent actors of the movie are Ronit Roy, Rahul Bhatt, Girish Kulkarni, Vineet Singh, Siddhant Kapoor, Tejasvini Kolhapure and Surveen Chawla. 

Anurag Kashyap is known for making such edgy movies with dark sides. He is known as an art film maker who goes for real subjects. His last movie ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur 2’ was received well with the audience. ‘Ugly’ was screened at the Director’s Fortnight section in 2013 Cannes festival.

The music of the movie is given by G.V. Prakash Kumar. The movie is of 128 minutes.

Anurag chose film making as his career after he got introduced to a street play group and worked with them. During an international film festival, he watched 55 movies in 10 days and was influenced into film making. He says, “From all different perspectives and in a way you can say that these films changed my life and it’s meaning completely for me. Just that one film festival and I decided that this is what I want to be a part of and in next five months I was in Mumbai.”

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