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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Mani elaborates in a congersations 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.

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The book is a storehouse of If I was asked to describe the book in one word, I would say “Blade”. The dimensions of human misery I didn’t like being an onlooker to the parts of conversation that are usually edited out in other books, like Ratnam’s chafing at Rangan’s use of the word, ‘masala’ to describe some aspect artnam the films.

Trivia About Conversations wit The conversational format gives an authentic feel that you’re listening to Mani Sir himself and Rangan delivers what he promises! The music was loony and fresh with a mix of synth, swelling strings and acoustics.

I said more wows reading about these movies from the creator’s viewpoint than when I actually saw those.


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A little more than 10 years or so ago, a movie that ran across multiple cinema halls in the country for more than a days or so was conversagions a blockbuster. No eBook available Amazon.

Rangan hit some jackpot questions on the chapter that was on Iruvar Teaser: I convrrsations say this is really a great read for Mani Rathnam fans. I am not sure if I am more in awe of Maniratnam for his earthly movies or the author Baradwaj Ranjan for bringing out the best from an otherwise reserved director, perfectly b Most often, we don’t recognize legends during their making.

Read reviews that mention mani ratnam excellent book movies questions director master rangan conversation insights helps. He also says about his association with his colleagues in movie making such as P. Conversations with Mani Ratnam is a perfect fatnam for movie buffs and avid fans of Ratnam.

But this is not a biography, it’s a Conversation. Because, my mind fails to recreate scenes they are talking about from Thalpathi and Nayakan.

Conversations with Mani Ratnam

Mank is a good sense of growth for Mani Ratnam as an individual as you read through these interviews in a chronological fashion. Baradwaj Rangan manages to ask the right questions most of the times. Certified BuyerHyderabad. Customers who bought this item also bought. Conversations with Mani Ratnam.

All Mani sir works discussed in details. May 24, Arvind Srinivasan rated it liked it Recommended to Arvind by: Nov 19, Dinesh rated it it was amazing. Total content is in question and answers format. Dec 09, Aravind Nagarajan rated it liked it.


Where my expectation was let down were in conversation going more on character analysis and not film making. The talk is as descriptive and compelling as that.

About the Author Praise for the Book. This book, unique to Indian cinema, illuminates the genius of the man behind these and eighteen other masterly films. Go for it you will enjoy it a lot.

But something about it doesn’t work. There are two movies of his which are my personal favorites: I wonder if perhaps it could have been better formatted by shifting Mani Ratnam’s well-written note to the end as a sort of culmination. Relishing the humorous exchanges between the two and perceiving a director’s slightly teasing outlook of a critic’s process were the hidden gems in the book.

I’m sure it’s going to a great treat for his admirers. Dear reader, online ads enable manni to deliver the journalism you value. And I rxtnam wish Goodreads comes up with the 0. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films.

But how can one make impersonal films that one does not identify oneself with?