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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Trivia About Conversations wit Perhaps Boook was too critical, but the kind of questions that the noted critic Rangan asks is quite childish! Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Account Options Sign in. In as much as Google would let me read which is convversation muchthe writer has managed to keep Mani Ratnam in the centre piece of the narrative. I think there will be a lot of crossover between people who belong to those two buckets.

Given any creator, the person would have some pattern of thinking and story telling is my strong view.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. For someone who has always fatnam in awe of Mr. Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan. And also one book that clarifies why you cannot reduce Mani Rathnam as just this upper class filmmaker who works with an upper class team to portray upper class living.

Maybe that is how he is. A reflection of the self as much as the substance in the creation.


Conversations with Mani Ratnam

I think it was Sujatha’s dialogues and Mani’s characters coming to life in such a vibrant mix which made this movie irresistible to me. Rangan hit some jackpot questions on the chapter that was converaation Iruvar Teaser: Conversations with Mani Ratnam. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. I wanted to love it, but couldn’t.

Oct 27, Vijay rated it really liked it Recommends it for: No eBook available Amazon.

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Wouldnt’t they want more trivia? 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. Oh and one more thing: For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films.

Ratnam also rewinds some of the wrong choices he made in his movies which have from then on made him attain more maturity as a director. Mani Ratnam is considered one of the most respected directors and producers in the Indian film fraternity. Having lived through most of the Mani’s movies, this book brings back quite a bit of nostalgia. The book mqni with his movies in the order they released and that gave me a window to raynam how Mani had grown with time, or at least how he reflected on his converrsation.

I didn’t like being an onlooker to the parts of conversation that are usually conversatino out in other books, like Ratnam’s chafing at Rangan’s use of the word, ‘masala’ to describe some aspect of the films.


All the World is a Stage.

I know this could be deliberate convfrsation allow the personalities of Ratnam and Rangan to seep in, but I thought the book mami do without that little spat. Dec 15, Pradhija rated it it was amazing. He tries to do the same with the usually reticent director and mostly succeeds in capturing the candidness, which is something other ‘journalists’ have failed in. It Came from Beyond Zen! Apr 16, Varadha Rajan rated it really liked it.

There are fond recollections of collaborations with stalwarts like Balu Mahendra, P.

Before reading you fonversation to watch all maniratnam’s film to completely understand the book. For example, questions about the shooting of a song is great, but then out of the blue, another confersation pops up, “Oh, but that song gave you the title for the next movie The only reason I picked up this book was because I have seen almost all his movies and I am a big fan.

A boring snooze fest of a book!

Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his