Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicMani Ratnam

Topic: Mani Ratnam

Ponniyin Selvan-I: There is no guidebook to make a Chola period movie, researchers say

Mani Ratnam’s PS-1 has motivated senior citizens who had grown up listening to their parents read the novel trek over to cinema theatres after years.

Ponniyin Selvan:1 marks Aishwarya Rai’s return in Mani Ratnam’s Tamil epic adaptation

PS: 1 can be a tad overwhelming for someone not well versed with the universe of Ponniyin Selvan. But it still guarantees a grand theatrical experience.

FIR against Ramachandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen & others for their open letter to PM

In an open letter to PM Modi in July, nearly 50 celebrities, including Anurag Kashyap and Shyam Benegal, raised concern over incidents of mob lynching and the govt's response to dissent.

Prakash Raj on playing Karunanidhi in Iruvar: He told me I came close but not enough

We met regularly, and he adored me. I fought with him too, but he always took my criticism in his stride and was open to debate on any subject. 

On Camera

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.