For his contributions to film, the Government of France awarded him the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) in 2013.
After writing a television serial, Kashyap got his major break as a co-writer in Ram Gopal Varma's crime drama Satya (1998), and made his directorial debut with Paanch, which never had a theatrical release due to censorship issues.
Confirming the news a source told a daily, "Abhay enjoys life.
After a handful of hit films and interesting roles, Abhay Deol almost went into hiding.
His prominence increased with the two-part crime drama, Gangs of Wasseypur (2012).
According to a source, the bash was only for Abhay's non-filmi friends.
"As there was no one from Bollywood, the duo were completely relaxed and did not mind being spotted together," informs a source.
Even though it is early to predict where this friendship is going, sources reveal the two revel in each other's company.
Sonam was the first one to enter and the last one to leave at Abhay's birthday bash on Sunday (March 15) .