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  • | March 1st, 2013

    Will Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor help in Mani Ratnam’s recovery?

    Will Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor help in Mani Ratnam’s recovery?

    Cineswami tells us more about the maverick filmmaker’s new project, a Partition saga
    The once revered Mani Ratnam, formerly considered the Guru of all Indian filmmakers has now fallen on bad times with the diminishing quality of his films leading to them being box office debacles. His coastal tale Kadal, or Ka-dull, was mauled by critics (except some known sycophants) and shunned by audiences who preferred to ride the Vishwaroopam wave instead. Click here to read more

  • | December 21st, 2012

    Book Review: Conversations with Mani Ratnam is a wonderful read

    Book Review: Conversations with Mani Ratnam is a wonderful read

    Baradwaj Rangan’s book is a masterclass on filmmaking and storytelling by India’s maverick movie maker Mani Ratnam
    Nasreen Munni Kabir’s conversations with music genius AR Rahman in her book A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music were lighthearted and made the ace music-man’s struggle and success seem easier than it was. In journalist Baradwaj Rangan’s Conversations with Mani Ratnam, the more intense chats with the director seem casual and mundane at times, but are enlightening and interesting. Click here to read more