‘Raavanan’ which would run for two hours seven minutes film is the shortest film Manirathnam has ever made. Other films have been much beyond one hundred and twenty seven minutes of duration. The Censors has passed both the version of ‘Raavanan’ without cuts so no question of trimming.
It’s a good news for its producers and distributors cause they can now run more shows of the film which is definitely lifting curiosity levels as the release dates approaches and Manirathnam is also completing 25 years in tamil cinemas this June. With just 15 tamil films in 25 years the genius stands tall first among the equals.
Mani is widely credited with having revolutionised Indian cinema, who has to his credit of directing Nayakan which feature in TIME Magazine’s All-Time 100 Greatest Movies
Manis Last Film was Guru released in 2007 had Ash and Abhi toogether, who will also be seen in the Hindi version of Raavanan.