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In Conversation with the Team of ‘Kallappadam': Part Two

Here is the link to Part- 1 of this interview. “I am equally responsible for Kallappadam. Hope you realize that its tougher for a cinematographer to don the grease paint than a director!”, Sriram Santhosh interrupts my discussion with Vadivel with a playful grin. I ask him about his contribution to the Kallappadam project. “Ideally I…

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In Conversation With the Team of ‘Kallappadam': Part One

It is not every day that you get to hear of a full length feature film, that features its core technicians (director, cinematographer, music director and the editor) playing themselves in the movie. So, when I hear of  this new indie Tamil movie, Kallappadam, apparently based on the struggles, a gang of four friends have to endure…

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In Conversation with Producer Anand Ponniraivan: From Medicine to Films, on Producing Kallappadam and More

Kallappadam is a unique independent Tamil film produced by first time producer Anand Ponniraivan. A medical practitioner based in Australia, he is now keen to be involved with the film business as well. In a freewheeling conversation with MAM, Anand discussed  a variety of topics and shared a lot of details about his debut film…