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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Certified RantamSalem. This book has also changed my point of view on Mani’s films. Wouldnt’t they want more trivia? To ask other readers questions about Conversations with Mani Ratnamplease sign up.

Jaane Bhee Do Yaaro. I adored the film, the writing, and the screenplay so much that there was this mystical quality that drew me back to the film at such a frequency. In these freewheeling conversations—candid, witty, pensive, and sometimes combative—many aspects of his films are explored.

Jan 07, Varsha rated it it was amazing.

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You Ask, I Tell. Certified BuyerTiruchirappalli. This book throws a perspective on how groundbreaking it actually is in India to make the kind of films like the ones that Mani Sir has made. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films.

Sreeram, Thotta Tharrani and Gulzar, among many others.

I was hoping to be able to say the same about this book, as well. Once Upon a Time in India. His writings on cinema, music, art, books, travel and humour have convrsation published in various national magazines like Open, Tehelka, Biblio, Outlook and the Caravan.


Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan. Complete with posters, script pages and numerous stills, this book gives you a glance into what goes into making masterpieces. 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. A peek into the genius makers mind.

There is Godard and Micheaux from the other world. But how can one make impersonal films that one does not identify oneself with? Fancy what Conversatioon Sir as he is known in the industry circle talks about his brilliant and equally outlandish ‘Thiruda Thirudi’?

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Ratnam 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 of films in Hindi and other languages. No eBook available Amazon. About the Author Praise for the Book.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Account Options Sign in. Now to spend one weekend watching all his movies one after the other. In these freewheeling conversations, candid, witty, pensive, and sometimes combative, many aspects of his films are explored. Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. I really enjoyed learning about how Mani came up with the characters, developed them, and how he saw them.

I’d highly recommend this to anyone who’s a fan convrsation Mani Ratnam, or in general likes good Tamil woth. If I was asked to describe the book in one word, I would say “Blade”. The craft behind the art, straight from the elusive horse’s mouth. One of the directors who has always been in the limeLight for technical excellence, showing different forms people and as well being critic for touching up on sensitive issues.


Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan

There are fond recollections of collaborations with stalwarts converaation Balu Mahendra, P. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Item s unavailable for purchase.

I’m sure it’s going to a great treat for his admirers. Dec 15, Pradhija rated it it was amazing. 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.

Mani Ratnam and the films that he has made, this book actually cuts converssation all the mystique that I had had constructed around this man.

Having not seen Mani Ratnam talk about his films before, this sequence of interviews, one about each film up to Raavanan, was quite a treat. Safe and Secure Payments. It takes a lot of effort to read the book, particularly when you try and sidestep Rangan’s over-analysis. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Q and A format is alright for the most part and Rangan’s questions are insightful. 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.

Sreeram, Thotta Tharani, and Gulzar, among many others. Woman at the Window: