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Mani Ratnam’s 25th film is a musical gift

Mani Ratnam’s 25th film is a musical gift

By Ram Anand
March 26, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Mani Ratnam is a name largely credited with transforming the face of Tamil cinema. Soft spoken, media shy, and a man of few words; Ratnam has built an aura that completely contradicts his demeanour as an individual. The incoherence in his public speech is a sharp contrast to how eloquent his screenplays have been over the years. Take a moment to appreciate the genius of Ratnam as you count the number of films he has actually done. With Kaatru Veliyidai... Read more

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