Ugly : Release Date, Trailer, Cast & Songs
Ugly was released on Dec 26, 2014 and was directed by Anurag Kashyap .This movie is 1 hr 52 min in duration and is available in Hindi language. Rahul Bhat, Surveen Chawla, Ronit Roy, Siddhant Kapoor, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Sandesh Jadhav, Anshikaa Shrivastava, Murari Kumar, Abir Goswami, Manoj Kolhatkar, Ajay Purkar, Girish Kulkarni, Jayant Gadekar, Prakash Ramchandani, Abhijeet Chavan, Rajesh Bhosle, Aslam R. Wadkar, Mahilani Tarun, Piyush Sharma, Saharsh Kumar Shukla, Pramatesh Mehta, Sujay Shankarwar and Vineet Kumar are playing as the star cast in this movie. You can watch the movie online on Hotstar/ MX Player/ ZEE5, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform. Ugly scores a 7.9 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch in the Mystery, Bollywood, Crime, Drama and Suspense and Thriller genres.
1. Anurag Kashyap personally requested the parents of child actor Anshikaa Shrivastava who played Kali Vasrsheney, not to allow her to see the film because of its dark theme.
2. The police station scene was meant for just a one-minute duration, but the actors in the scene stretched it to 14.5 minutes while improvising.
3. The actors, supposedly, weren't given a hard script. They were given dialogues & a scene was described to them and was made to act accordingly, on spot.
4. The lead actor Rahul Bhatt used to stay in the same apartment building that Anurag Kashyap stayed in, in his struggling days. 5. This movie was made and was ready for release in 2013 itself but since the director Anurag Kashyap wanted the statutory warning regarding Smoking to be removed he did not release the film till Dec 2014. Fighting a lone battle with authorities, he finally had to give in keeping in mind the monetary aspect of the producers.
6. The film's title Ugly refers to the ugliness of human life where we try to upstage each other.
7. Debut Hindi film of Girish Kulkarni who is a national award-winning actor in Marathi films.
8. The concept of Kali meeting her biological father is based on Anurag Kashyap's personal experience of being an estranged father.
9. Siddhanth Kapoor's (Sradha Kapoor's brother) voice is dubbed by Raj Kumar Rao.
10. Director Anurag Kashyap says that this is his most accomplished film by far.
11. Ugly premiered at the Cannes film festival and received what Filmfare called a "great response.
12. The film was released a week later after Aamir Khan's PK (2014) 2014 and had got a good response.
13.Rahul Bhatt's comeback to the big screen after 11 years.
14. Tejasvini Kolhapure plays elder sister to Siddarth Kapoor in reality she is his aunt's younger sister of his mother Shivangi.
15. At the beginning of the movie when Rahul goes to pick up his daughter, he talks about how Chhabra, his casting director always calls him on Saturdays. 'Mukesh Chhabra' is the casting director of the movie.
16. In the last film of Abir Goswami who plays a cop, he passed away before the film's release on 31 May 2013.
17. There is a prologue "kali-Katha" available on YouTube.
18. Alia Bhatt did appear in the movie for seconds and was given thanks in the credits for her appearance.