Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about In short, like Mani Ratnam’s films, Conversations surprises. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about In these freewheeling conversations, candid, witty, pensive, and sometimes.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Rangan hit some jackpot questions on the chapter that was on Iruvar Converzations Mani Ratnam is considered one of the most respected directors and producers in the Indian film fraternity.
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I was hoping to be able to say the same about this book, as well. To see what your friends thought conbersations this book, please sign up. The poetic way that mani wants to present his scene, use dialogues only when needed and make it powerful when it comes keeping it shortleaving the rest to picture, location, music, nature, voices in background and actors ability to carry it out are something that are fantastic to know.
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With a dedicated chapter for each of his films, this book is full of honest insights about the filmmaker’s craft and process and it leaves you awe-struck in the sense that you realize that after all, Mani Ratnam is the filmmaker who he is only because of his dedication and passion for cnoversations making. Thoroughly disappointed by this book! No trivia or quizzes yet.
Except may be in ‘Iruvar’, maani Ezhutu’ or ‘Raavanan’ session we could see Mani Ratnam’s perspective’s starkly conversayions film making and India as a nation. Every time I went home as I mostly read during work commute and ‘had to’ revisit the soundtrack I just read about. Would you convereations to tell us about a lower price? A screenshot from Dil Se, one of Ratnam’s politically charged films. But this is not a biography, it’s a Conversation.
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. For the concersations time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films. Educational and Professional Books. I said more wows reading about these movies from the creator’s viewpoint than when I actually saw those. Rangan, however, does have the flair of asking the right questions, and it is through this ability and his sporadic comments that he breathes himself into the book, making it partly about his obsession with Ratnam — especially of his South Indian cinema days.
Nov 06, Amar Viswanathan rated it did not like it. Amazon Withh Digital Educational Resources. With Rangan’s personal and impassioned introduction setting the Tamil and national context of the films, and with posters, script pages and numerous stills, Conversations is a treat for serious lovers of cinema as well as the casual moviegoer looking for a peek behind the process. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
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When a critic asks the right questions at the right time, and he explains t The only reason I picked up this book was because I have seen almost all his movies and I am a big fan.
It is going to be his Malayalam movie after a gap of 30 years. He is very clear about his methodologies and views about his craft. The latest news is that he has just started shooting a bilingual in Tamil and Malayalam with Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menon.
Conversations with Mani Ratnam
Certified BuyerTiruchirappalli. Mar 31, Arun Divakar rated it liked it. Aug 13, harish jp rated it really liked it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I really enjoyed learning about how Mani came up with the characters, wih them, and how he saw them. Please try again later. Rewatch videos they talked about. Total content is in question and answers format.
Mani elaborates in a personal vein on his choice of themes, from the knottiness in urban relationships Agni Natchatiram to the rents in the national fabric Bombay ; his directing of children Anjali ; his artful use of songs; his innovative use of lighting, as also his making films in Hindi and other languages. There is a good sense of growth for Mani Ratnam as an individual as you read through these interviews in a chronological fashion.
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. Dedication ForewordA R Rahman.
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What do you want to ask about a movie? The way he thinks about a script, how he goes backward, what all goes converations his mind during script, how he gets musiclyrics done, what importance he gives to every technician, how he wants them to travel with him on the entire journey are great nuances to know.
Mani elaborates in a personal vein on his choice of themes, from the knottiness in urban relationships Agni Natchatiram to the rents in the national fabric Bombay ; his directing of children Anjali ; his artful use of songs; his innovative use of lighting, as also his making films in Hindi and other languages. And I bet after reading about each movie, you would want to watch the movie again to observe the amount of detail that was actually put in each storyline.
Mani Ratnam and the convesations that he has made, this book actually cuts through all the mystique that I had had constructed around this man. His movie Anjali which explores the relationship of a mentally challenged child with the members of her family and her neighborhood was perhaps the first of its kind in Tamil cinema.
I saw Thiruda Thirudi w While we were making a really so-called short film at college, it kind of struck me how difficult this process of filmmaking is, and how some directors have made filmmaking look so effortless and palatable. Fancy what Mani Sir as he is known in the industry circle talks about his brilliant jani equally outlandish ‘Thiruda Thirudi’?
Some of the questions were so juvenile. That said, the book has been written in an interview style, which is probably its saving grace. About the Author Praise for the Book.