Anurag Basu on Kangana Ranaut: Never thought she will become so huge

Updated: Jan 15, 2020, 16:29 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Anurag Basu, who launched Kangana Ranaut with his 2006 directorial Gangster, speaks about the rise and rise of the actress and how her success has surprised him in every way possible.

Picture Courtesy: Mid-day Archives
Picture Courtesy: Mid-day Archives

Kangana Ranaut made her debut with Anurag Basu's Gangster and followed it up with Life in a Metro, and has not looked back since. From being one of the most acclaimed actresses to one of the most fearless ones in the industry, Kangana has carved a niche.

In a conversation with a magazine, Basu spoke about Kangana and was all praise for her."I never thought that Kangana will become so huge. She is a very fast learner. She wants to learn, so the hunger was always there from her very first film. She is a very ambitious girl and she knows where she is going. It's very difficult for an actress to carve a place in this industry. And especially for an outsider. She did it on her own. I have given her hardly two films, the rest was her own journey."

Kangana Ranaut will be seen Panga, which will release on January 24, 2020.

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