Interview: Ravi Varman – Part 1 / 2

Posted on June 21, 2018

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@fcompanionsouth inaugurates a new series, #Journeys, with #Sanju cinematographer Ravi Varman.

Ravi Varman is one of India’s top cinematographers. In this two-part video, he talks about his struggling days, moving on to early films like Jalamarmaram, Shantham and Armaan. He describes how he developed a cinematographic eye and how he acquired his learnings from big and small films. He talks about being inspired by painters like Rembrandt.

And he speaks about special shots and moments from the films he worked on: Jalamarmaram, Santham, Five Star, Armaan (with Anil Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan), Kilichundan Mampazham (with Mohanlal and Priyadarshan), Phir Milenge (with Salman Khan and Abhishek Bachchan), Autograph, Anniyan (with Vikram and Shankar), Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (with Kamal Haasan and Gautham Menon), Dasavathaaram, Villu (with Vijay), Barfi! and Jagga Jasoos (with Ranbir Kapoor and Anurag Basu), Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (with Sanjay Leela Bhansali), Ugramm, Tamasha (with Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone) and Kaatru Veliyidai (with Mani Ratnam and Karthi). His upcoming films include Sanju and Indian 2.

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