Director: Anurag Kashyap; Writer: Raj Singh Chaudhary, Anurag Kashyap; Producer: Vishal Bhardwaj, Inderjit Chadha, Sanjeev Joshi, Sunil Lulla, Vikas Mehta, Kumar Mangat Pathak; Cinematographer: Rajeev Ravi; Editor: Aarti Bajaj; Cast: John Abraham, Ayesha Takia, Paresh Rawal, Ranvir Shorey, Joy Fernandas, Sanjay Gandhi, Karan Makhija, Megh Pant, Pravishee, Jesse Randhawa, Gajraj Rao, Kiku Sharda, Vineet Sharma, Vivek Sharma, Sanjay M. Singh, Akhauri P. Sinha, Yuvraj, Bipasha Basu, Anurag Kashyap
Duration: 02:06:52; Aspect Ratio: 2.353:1; Hue: 62.705; Saturation: 0.010; Lightness: 0.328; Volume: 0.122; Cuts per Minute: 20.415
K lives a wealthy lifestyle in India along with his widowed mother and brother, J. His mother works as an interpreter with the German embassy. As a child K acquired the habit of chain-smoking along with his friend, Abbas Tyrewala. Now matured, running his own business, married to Anjali, who also doubles as his Secretary, Annie, K continues to chain-smoke. When Abbas quits, he manages to convince K to undergo treatment at the Prayogshala located near Kalkatta Karpets but K refuses. He changes his mind when Anjali moves out, decides to undergo treatment, goes to Prayogshala, meets with Guruji, is forcibly enlisted, then again forced to sign a Cheque for 21 Lakhs Rupees for his treatment, and after doing so is discharged with a warning that very bad things will happen to him and everyone of his family if he dares to smoke again. Watch what happens when K decides to secretly re-locate and continue to smoke.
In a live chat post No Smoking’s (2007) release, on 29th October, the director answered questions related to the film and his other work. A transcription of the chat is available here