D irector Anubhav Sinha has tweeted that he has had ‘enough’ and is ‘resigning’ from Bollywood. The Thappad director’s announcement was followed y similar tweets by Sudhir Mishra and Hansal Mehta.
Sinha, the name behind movies such as Thappad and Article 15, tweeted that he had had enough and was calling it quits from Bollywood. He also shared a screenshot of the name change on Twitter, to show that he was serious about it.
“ENOUGH!!! I hereby resign from Bollywood. Whatever the f**k that means,” he wrote.
Expanding on the very definition of the word, Sudhir tweeted: “What’s Bollywood? I came 2be partof Cinema inspired by Satyajit Ray ,Raj Kapoor,Guru Dutt,Ritwick Ghatak,Bimal Roy,Mrinal Sen , Hrishikesh Mukherjee,KAsif,Vijay Anand ,Javed Akhtar,Tapan Sinha, Gulzar ,Shekhar Kapur,Ketan Mehta , Bharatan n Aravindan etc.Thatswhere I’ll always be.”
The duo then went on to list their other favourite directors including Govind Nihalani, Shyam Benegal and Saeed Mirza. Director Hansal Mehta jumped in to say that he too had quit and wrote: “Chhod diya. It never existed in the first place.”
Anubhav has changed his Twitter name, which now reads: Anubhav Sinha (Not Bollywood).
About Anubhav Sinha
Anubhav Sinha (born 22 June 1965) is an Indian film director, producer and writer known for his work in Tum Bin (2001), Dus (2005), Ra.One (2011), Mulk (2018),Article 15 (2019) and Thappad (2020). Sinha was born in Jamalpur, Bihar to Prem Govind Sinha and Sushila Sinha. He went to school in Kalagarh, Garhwal, Government Inter College, Allahabad and Queen’s College, Varanasi. Sinha completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from The Aligarh Muslim University in 1988.