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The behind the scenes and him describing the process were a treat. Conversations with Mani Ratnam opens to an eulogy by A. The conversational format gives an authentic feel that you’re listening to Mani Sir himself and Rangan delivers what he promises!

Ratnam discusses, in a very thorough manner, on how he had conceived the theme, story, screenplay, direction, songs, etc of his movies. Have doubts regarding this product? Some good insights towards what he strives to achieve through his films. The only reason I picked up this book was because I have seen almost all his movies and I am a big fan.

On reading the book I could realize how difficult it is to envision a movie and how much ground work is required. Start reading Conversations with Mani Ratnam on your Kindle in under a minute. Pakistan is once again at a critical juncture of political transition.

There are many others throughout. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jan 14, Vignesh rated it really liked it. The best parts of the book are when Mani Ratnam takes the conversation forward when describing how some portions of his movies are derived from his own experiences, like the daughter’s signing by the bedside in Guru, and what lead to Bombay and the struggles he faced to release the film.


The book takes us into the making process of each of his movies and each chapter is dedicated to his movies individually. Made me reflect on the nuances in filmmaking and at the same time, a voice asking me to let go of too much intellectualisation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Sreeram as the cinematographer.

Oct 11, Archana Sivassubramanian rated it really liked it. 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.

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Good one from Rangan though! Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Sreeram, Thotta Tharrani and Gulzar, among many others. Dec 15, Pradhija rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Conversations wit I will for sure watch out for the rain, trains, umbrellasdress color and appreciate every detail of it. 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.

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Reading each chapter gives us a feeling of actually watching the movie. If we measure success of a filmmaker with such a yardstick, then Mani Ratnam has certainly made his mark in Indian cinema.

Updated December 30, Prisoner accord If Pakistan hopes to bring back to own ratnnam people sentenced abroad, it is even more reason to reform jail system. Rahman for music and P. I must say this is really a great read for Mani Rathnam fans. Intrigue and Insightful conversation!

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May 09, Karthick rated it liked it. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Interesting read! Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan. Rewatch videos they talked about. The book ends abruptly and left me with a vague unsettled feeling.

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Conversations with Mani Ratnam by Baradwaj Rangan

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Rangan has authored the book Conversations with Mani Ratnam. A boring snooze fest of a book! 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.

Changes the perspective of looking at each of his films! Conversations with Mani Ratnam. I saw Thiruda Thirudi way back inand wondered, whoa, what part of this stupendous film could be real.

If I was asked to describe the book in one word, I would say “Blade”. Contents About the Author Praise for the Book. In the interviews that cover the first films of his career, he appears to be hesitant and uncertain to a certain degree while talking of his choices as a director.

Media Conversations with Mani Ratnam. Sreeram, Thotta Tharrani and Gulzar, among many others. After reading, one will get an insight the way master director Mani approaches to film making. Every time I went home as I mostly read during work commute and ‘had to’ revisit the sound I wanted to love it, but couldn’t.