Sequel. There was a rumored third part of the franchise, named Gangs of Wasseypur 1.5. However, Director Kashyap discarded the rumors and confirmed there won’t be a third part of the franchise.
The foundation was laid by the late Wassey Sahab and Jabbar Sahab in 1955-56. They were known contractors of Dhanbad,” said dentist Taqi Anwar. Story writer Zeishan Quadri, who belongs to Wasseypur, told IANS that “the film is 80 percent real and 20 percent fiction
AT THE MUSIC LAUNCH OF MEERUTHIYA GANGSTERS, HIS DEBUT PROJECT AS A DIRECTOR, ZEISHAN SAID: “NOW ANURAG IS AFTER ME TO WRITE WASSEYPUR 3 AND TOLD ME TO DIRECT IT. SO I’VE GIVEN IT A THOUGHT AND HAVE STARTED WRITING THE SCRIPT FOR WASSEYPUR 3
Zeishan Quadri, who wrote Anurag Kashyap’s two-part Gangs of Wasseypur series, said that the latter wants him to write as well as direct the film’s third part.
At the music launch of Meeruthiya Gangsters, his debut project as a director, Zeishan said: “Now Anurag is after me to write Wasseypur 3 and told me to direct it. So I’ve given it a thought and have started writing the script for Wasseypur 3. (Also Read: Anurag Kashyap: Documentaries are Superior to Films Nowadays)
Zeishan had also played a character named Definite in the second part of the franchise. The film was critically lauded and did decent business at the box office.
While Anurag played mentor to Quadri by giving him a chance to display his writing skills with Gangs of Wasseypur, the writer kept him in the dark about his directorial plans.
Yes there is possible
Is there any possibility of Gangs of Wasseypur 3?
After watching his directorial debut, Meeruthiya Gangsters, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has asked actor-writer Zeishan Qadri to write and direct the third installment of Gangs of Wasseypur.
Never mind that his last directorial venture, Bombay Velvet, is counted among Bollywood’s biggest duds in recent times. Unfazed by the failure, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has started work on the third installment of his original claim to fame–Gangs of Wasseypur. The director has asked writer-actor-turned-director Zeishan Qadri to write the film’s script.
After watching my directorial debut,
, Anurag sir asked me to write and direct Wasseypur 3,” Qadri told Hindustan Times. When asked about the plot in his mind, Qadri said he planned to take the real story forward this time. “Wasseypur 2 ended in 2002. Now, we will take the story forward as per the developments in the region till 2015,” he said.
When asked to comment on Qadri, Kashyap had earlier said: “There is one film I’m pleasantly surprised and proud of. I never knew that Zeishan Quadri would work in one film and become a big name. It feels very good to see Neeraj Ghaywan and Zeishan Quadri not just make films, but make good films.”
There was a rumored third part of the franchise , named Gangs of Wasseypur 1.5. However, Director Kashyap discarded the rumors .
Release date : 2021
Produced by: Atul Shukla; Anurag Kashyap; Sunil Bohra; Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Production company: Anurag Kashyap Films; Jar Pictures Elle Driver Productions
Music by: Sneha Khanwalkar (soundtrack); G. V. Prakash Kumar (score)