Conversations with Mani Ratnam has ratings and 85 reviews. Archana said: While we were making a really (so-called) short film at college, it kind of. 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.

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A great read an To be honest, the use of flowery, open dictionary to see meaning type words, could have been avoided by Bharadwaj Rangan.

I wanted to love it, but couldn’t. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, ib his art, as well as his life before films. Showing of 40 reviews. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Interesting wihh Made me reflect on the nuances in filmmaking and at the same time, a voice asking me to let go of too much intellectualisation. Nov 15, Saritha rated it liked it.

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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 proved wrong through this book. W read about them, and dissect their techniques.


You will not find these many words from Mr. May 24, Arvind Srinivasan rated it liked it Recommended to Arvind by: In that way, yes it’s a must read, because – cinema.

Conversations with Mani Ratnam

As someone who’d read even if Mani Ratnam was retelling stale news, this book was a delight to read. Refresh and try again. Thu, Oct 18 There are fond recollections of collaborations with stalwarts like Balu Mahendra, P.

Certified BuyerPune. The candid and witty interviews of the filmmaker as well as the numerous stills of him and his work make this book a very entertaining read. At the end of the book, I am left with a mass of trivia that I can flaunt about knowing and some deep insightful passages that leads me to believe that it was tough getting up what looks effortless on screen.

I revisited this book two years after I had first read it, some quick thoughts on the book: Artnam a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is very clear about his methodologies and views about his craft. A Journey Through Indian Cinema: 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. Thank you Baradwaj Rangan for this gem of a book, and for the additional chapter on Kadal.

Must read for anyone who likes mani sir films. Go for it you will enjoy it a lot.


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You submitted the following rating and review. May 09, Karthick rated it liked it. Mani Ratnam’s self-professed intellectualisation of something that was an instinctive creative process is wonderful as one discovers some of the back stories that don’t make it in the final cut, but are integral to the emotional honesty of aith narrative. Now to spend one weekend watching all his movies one after the other. Hopefully, this captures some of the confusion in reviewing the book.

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Kani 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. Reading each chapter gives us a feeling of actually watching the movie. The Authorized Biography of A. Read reviews that mention mani ratnam baradwaj rangan mani sir thoroughly enjoyed many times must read reading this book ratnam movies read this book book only for mani films questions answers asking conversations maniratnam journey view words tamil.