Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan from Only Genuine Products. Educational and Professional Books · Academic Texts. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, in a series of freewheeling conversations— candid, witty, pensive, and His writings on cinema, music, art, books, travel and humour have been published in various . This book, unique to Indian cinema, illuminates the genius of the man behind In short, like Mani Ratnam’s films, Conversations surprises.

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I was only becoming sadder as the book was nearing its end.

I was more inclined towards mani’s film making over mani’s thoughts on bheera, ragini, rishi or so on. He even justifies that Iruvar was a plot that we grew up with, and the movement that inspired the youth of the 70s in the South.

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May 09, Karthick rated it liked it. Amazon Rapids Rahnam stories for kids on the go. In that way, yes it’s a must read, because – cinema. And I so wish Goodreads comes up with the 0. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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In these freewheeling conversations—candid, witty, pensive, and sometimes combative—many aspects of his films are explored. Except may be in ‘Iruvar’, ‘Aayutha Ezhutu’ or ‘Raavanan’ session we could see Mani Ratnam’s perspective’s starkly about film making and India as a nation. For example, questions about Thoroughly disappointed by this book! Mani Ratnam himself seems to be annoyed at vario A 3.


Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan

All movie lovers and Mani ratnam fans. In as much as Google would let me read which is not muchthe writer rstnam managed to keep Mani Ratnam in the centre piece of the narrative.

He is very clear about his methodologies and views about his craft. Very important for for upcoming filmmakers. Rangan is quite the consummate critic, but either he isn’t a particularly great interviewer or MR is just hard to open up as BR actually complains at one pointso there is often this awkward forced feeling about their conversations especially at the beginning, and Mani Ratnam appears not to have much patience for BR’s “intellectualization” of his movies. Refresh and try again.

I Want to Live. Sreeram as the cinematographer. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Interesting read! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Some of the questions were so juvenile. The conversational format gives an authentic feel that you’re listening to Mani Sir himself and Rangan delivers what he promises!

I must say this is really a great read for Mani Rathnam fans. Contents About the Author Praise for the Book. Best book for lovers of Mani Sir I think there needs to be a simple, uncomplicated, clean arch stories like Alaipaayuthe, Anjali, Mouna Raagam for the masses and a special director’s cut for movies like Yuva Why,why,why would Lallan not return back?


Nov 15, Saritha bbook it liked it. The chapter on Aayutha Ezhuthu gave me one more reason to go back and revisit the film. Penguin Global; edition August 27, Language: While his editing decisions worked perfectly during the much-restricted, per-liberalized India, they seem to be way off the mark in his recent movies. Read reviews that mention mani ratnam excellent book movies questions wit master rangan conversation insights helps. Keeping a Mindful Journal. Nov 19, Dinesh rated it it was amazing.

Read it and know more about Mani. A peek into the genius makers mind. Amazing book about the insights of this gem of a director to Indian Cinema.

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The book dealt with his movies in the order they released and that gave me a window to observe how Mani had grown with time, or at least how he reflected on his growth.

My Adventures with Satyajit Ray: No eBook available Amazon. Fancy what Mani Sir as he is known in the industry circle talks about his brilliant and equally outlandish ‘Thiruda Thirudi’?

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