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Conversations with Mani Ratnam

Common terms and phrases A. Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan. Conversations with Mani Ratnam opens to an eulogy by A.

He is very clear about his methodologies and views about his craft. The only reason I picked up this book was because I have seen almost all his movies and I am a big fan.

Never the less, if you are like me who see’s movie as a story telling medium with no need for creative thinking, then you will be conversatioms wrong through this book. Questions should have been even more intense to open up his techniques and his perspective of filming or seeing things.

Total content is in question and answers format. I will for sure watch out for the rain, trains, umbrellasIf you are a big fan of Mani and you enjoyed all his movies, you would love this book. The Background Score IMO is among the best of ARR’s compositions and I am underplaying my emotion here, also please listen to Thiruda Thiruda Chase Theme and talkmePC had gone bonkers with colors and motifs, and the movie, like withh the other great movies of our times, wasn’t a commercial success.


Reading each chapter gives us a feeling of actually watching the movie. An insightful read for those interested in understanding the mind behind the magic. Mani Ratnam himself seems to be annoyed at various instances during the course of the book including a point where he mentions ‘critics like to find films that they can bunch into one category and put under one chapter.

Flipkart’s packaging need to get better. To be honest, the use of flowery, open dictionary to see meaning type words, could have been avoided by Bharadwaj Rangan. Certified BuyerBaroda.

A more appropriate title for the book would have been “How Mani Ratnam abstained from killing Baradwaj Rangan”. Oct 27, Vijay rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Share your thoughts with other customers.

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The book takes us into the making process of each of his movies and each chapter is dedicated to raatnam movies individually. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A meticulous and in-depth interview by Baradwaj Rangan with the ace filmmaker on his craft and creativity. Customers who bought this item also bought. It takes a master to know one and to be able to draw one out and Rangan fills in that slot beautifully.

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It takes a lot of effort to read the book, particularly when you try and sidestep Rangan’s over-analysis. A good blogger, who is a Mani Ratnam fan iwth ask the same questions.


Mar 20, Dinesh Jayaraman rated it really liked it Shelves: And I so wish Goodreads comes up with the 0. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Updated December 30, Pressure on the press A government-controlled body to run the affairs of witu is not in sync with the modern concepts of rule.

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Dedication ForewordA R Rahman. There are fond recollections of collaborations with stalwarts like Balu Mahendra, P. It is not that Ratnam does not open up, but that the interviewer does not succeed in drawing him out except at a few places. He also talks about the gifted talent of Kamal Converssations and Rajinikanth sharing his experience while working with them.

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My favorites among them being the ones of Revathy from Mouna Ragam. You should own a paperback copy that will be part of your prized collection.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. For someone who has always been in awe of Mr. Somehow there is this big disconnect! Contents Mqni the Author Praise for the Book.