Anurag_kashyapIf I had to list my favourite Hindi films from recent times, they would be Black Friday, Satya, Rang De Basanti, Dev D and a few more. But the name of Anurag Kashyap keeps floating about in most films I have liked. Either as a script writer or director or even as producer.

I am not a fan of Anurag Kashyap the person, as much as I am a fan of films he has been involved with. I do not know about his philosophy or his struggles. I have never really tried to search for such information nor have I easily come across it.

Another actor I am a big fan of is Robert De Niro; again people hardly know much about his private life. But he still manages to have millions of fans. They are not exactly his fans but fans of his work.

These are not people who are celebrated but these are people who choose to have only their work celebrated.

The point here is, this sort of popularity has nothing to do with talent or ability, but to do with choice. In other words, being a private person is choice and not necessarily an achievement or a personality quirk.

Published by Aditya Kane

I am a writer at heart and secretly want to be a world famous philosopher. I want the core tenets of the open source philosophy around software to make it’s way in education, politics, law and economics.

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  1. Nice article!
    A quote for your article by Dumbledore from Harry Potter Series.

    “It is not our abilities that show us what we truly are; it’s our choices.”

    Disclaimer: I am not fan of Dumbledore or Harry Potter, just fan of above quote! 😉

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    1. If you are a fan of such quote then a better one is by Gandalf from Lord of the Rings “So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us”

      Disclaimer: I am a big fan of both Gandalf and Lord of the Rings.

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