Anurag Basu Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

 May 27, 2022

Anurag Basu Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight84 kg
Date of BirthMay 8, 1974
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseTani Basu

Anurag Basu is an Indian director, producer, actor, and screenwriter who has helmed successful films like Murder (2004), Life in a… Metro (2007), Barfi! (2012), Jagga Jasoos (2017), Ludo (2020), etc. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 1 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Anurag Basu

Nick Name

Dada (meaning big brother)

Famous Indian director Anurag BasuFamous Indian director Anurag Basu
Famous Indian director Anurag Basu (Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India






He was educated at the BSP Senior Secondary School in Bhilai.

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Basu earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Mumbai.


Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor


  • Father – Subrato Bose
  • Mother – Deepshikha Bose




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Anurag has dated –

  1. Tani Basu – The maverick director is happily married to Tani Basu. He is a doting father to daughters Ishana Basu (b. 2004) and Ahana Basu (b. 2007).
Anurag and Tani Basu as seen in 2019Anurag and Tani Basu as seen in 2019
Anurag and Tani Basu as seen in 2019 (Anurag Basu / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Gap between his front teeth



Anurag Basu Favorite Things

  • Song From The 1951 Film, AlbelaO Betaji, Qismat Ki Hawa Kabhi Naram
  • Performances By Pankaj Tripathi – Anup Saxena in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020), Kaleen Bhaiya in Mirzapur
  • MovieCasablanca (1942)
  • Film By HimselfJagga Jasoos (2017)
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Source – The Indian Express, The Telegraph,,

Anurag Basu as seen with the cast of Barfi in 2012Anurag Basu as seen with the cast of Barfi in 2012
Anurag Basu as seen with the cast of Barfi in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Anurag Basu Facts

  1. He is a cancer survivor and was diagnosed with acute leukemia (blood cancer) while shooting for the Emraan Hashmi-starrer Tumsa Nahin Dekha in 2004. Such was his dedication that Basu supervised the direction of the film while receiving treatment from his hospital bed.
  2. He teamed up with Ranbir Kapoor to launch the production house Picture Shuru Productions in 2013.
  3. His box office smash-hit Barfi! was nominated as the official selection for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at the 85th Academy Awards. However, it failed to be shortlisted in the final top 5 list.
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