Want to chat up with Mani Ratnam?Now you can take a dive into the director’s mind by turning the pages of a new book entitled, Conversations with Mani Ratnam. Complied by National award winning film critic and journalist Baradwaj Rangan it has a series of conversations Baradwaj had with Mani on cinema.
Conversations with Mani Ratnam, it takes you into a journey with one of world’s most renowned film- makers . Of course how can we leave out the Mozart of Madras when we speak of Mani Sir. News is that A R Rahman has written the foreword for this book.Being a biography, Mani Ratnam opens up about his art as well as his life before he thought of taking up movies.He also throws a light on some of his best works including Agni Natchatiram, Bombay, and the children themed Anjali. Mani has worked with top composers and cameramen in the industry including Ilayaraja and Rahman, Balu Mahendra, P.C. Sreeram, Thotta Tharani, and Gulzar and he shares his thoughts on each one of them . The book is open for online purchase , priced at Rs.799.So all those who just couldn’t get enough of the Mani interviews, could just relax and purchase this book right away.