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The Jayam Ravi interview

June 22, 2017

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My video interview with Jayam Ravi, a light-hearted (as in, completely un-serious) Q and A on the eve of the release of Vanamagan. Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Talking heads

June 19, 2017

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Ramsu, who has commented here in the past, has a post up about my interviews for Film Companion. FC South is just a few months old and we still have a long way to go, but this was a nice shot in the arm. Excerpt: I wonder if Baradwaj Rangan’s training as an engineer has […]

The Balaji Mohan interview

June 14, 2017

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My video interview with Balaji Mohan, on the eve of the release of his web series, As I’m suffering from Kadhal. Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Payal Kapadia on Taking the Only Indian Film To Cannes

June 1, 2017

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Read the full text on Film Companion, here: https://www.filmcompanion.in/article/cannes-2017-payal-kapadia-on-taking-the-only-indian-film-to-the-festival Payal Kapadia was shooting a documentary in a remote tribal village in the Western Ghats, totally cut off from civilisation, by which she means totally cut off from cell phone reception. “It was like that Kiarostami film,” she says, referring to the running joke in The […]

The Mysskin interview

May 24, 2017

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Parts 1 and 2 of my video interview with Mysskin — on the sets of Thupparivalan — for Film Companion. Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

The Ramya Krishnan interview

May 14, 2017

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My video interview with Ramya Krishnan for Film Companion. Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

The Dhanush interview

April 13, 2017

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My video interview with Dhanush for Film Companion. Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Coming soon…

April 12, 2017

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The Mani Ratnam Interview – Part 3

April 11, 2017

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My Mani Ratnam video interview for Film Companion. Part 1: Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.

Coming soon…

April 3, 2017

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A brief chat with AR Rahman…

March 14, 2017

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This was done when AR Rahman was in town to release the music of ‘Lake of Fire’. We didn’t get much time with him, but we did get to tour his school. My favourite part of this experience is also least “professional” aspect. We barely got any time to set up, and I used a lapel […]

Vetri Maaran talks about taking Visaranai to the Oscars

March 1, 2017

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My first video interview for Film Companion. Part 1: Part 2: Copyright ©2017 Film Companion.