Cannes 2023: Everything We Know About Anurag Kashyap's Kennedy

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Chiyaan Vikram

In an interview with Anupama Chopra, Kashyap revealed that he had written the film with an actor in mind. The actor Kennedy John Victor, better known by his stage name Vikram, is who Kashyap had written the film for, and expressed that he had reached out to him but did not receive a response.

Sunny Leone

"Kennedy is a ghost in the system looking for redemption,” is how Kashyap described the film to Variety. The film will have Sunny Leone as its female lead.

Rahul Bhat

Kennedy marks the third time Kashyap collaborates with Bhat after Ugly (2013) and Dobaaraa (2022).

The Poster

The film's poster is inspired by the Giallo style of poster. Furthermore, posters of Taxi Driver (1976) and Raging Bull (1980) have been used as references.

Tribute to Kashyap's Films

The poster also makes references to Kashyap's own films. For instance, the black font on the yellow background is inspired by That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010).

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