Easter egg symbolism to behind-the-scenes stories: What are Kollywood directors up to?


The Mankatha story

Director Venkat Prabhu’s Mankatha had a rippling impact on Tamil filmdom, in the way in which characters have been written for mass heroes. The movie, starring Ajith Kumar within the lead, opened to rave evaluations from critics and audiences alike, primarily appreciating for its unadulterated portrayal of the anti-hero. Apart from the innumerable references to “Thala”, Mankatha was extra popularly often known as the film for which Ajith Kumar ready biryani for your complete solid and crew. Sharing that ‘biryani’ incident on Twitter, Venkat Prabhu dug up his previous tweet which he posted through the making of Mankatha. In the tweet, he wrote, “We shot the interval block today. So when you see it in the theater, remember this was the scene where Thala cooked biryani for us.”
 Talks about Mankatha 2 have been on and off and nothing has but been finalised. Like the character who goes to enquire about Vinayak Mahadev within the climax, we are additionally ready with bated breath.

The music that turned the film

A film about impotency isn’t a topic materials that you’d usually count on from a debut filmmaker. But that was the catch for RS Prasanna, who made the nice and cozy and fuzzy romantic-comedy Kalyana Samayal Saadham (2013) starring his namesake actor Prasanna and Lekha Washington. One of the most important highlights of the movie was the way in which Prasanna captured the intimacy between the couple within the music ‘Mella Sirithal’, which turned an prompt earworm. Giving the viewers a glimpse into what went into the making of the music, Prasanna posted a screenshot from the screenplay of Kalyana Samayal Saadham. He mentioned, “The description of the script of Kalyana Samayal Saadham that became “Mella Sirithai” the FB song that went viral and helped us reach the audience.”

 Prasanna has been utilizing the quarantine time successfully on Twitter, sharing notes and recommending books for budding filmmakers. It should be famous that Kalyana Samayal Saadham was remade in Hindi as Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan with Ayushmann Khuranna and Bhumi Pednekar in titular roles.

Uncut gems

The youngest among the many lot, Karthick Naren, selected to do one thing totally different. In a sequence of tweets, Karthick started to ‘decode’ his second directorial, Mafia: Chapter 1, for the good thing about the viewers who in any other case felt disenchanted with the top product. “Would like to share few hidden details, easter eggs and homages that may have gone unnoticed,” he posted on the micro-blogging platform.
 Since then, Karthick acquired each praises and brickbats for his ‘decoding’ thread. Starring Arun Vijay, Prasanna and Priya Bhavani Shankar, Mafia opened to blended evaluations when it hit theatres final month and is now streaming on Amazon Prime. Meanwhile, Karthick has moved on to his subsequent undertaking that includes Dhanush within the lead. Written by Malayalam writers Suhas and Sharfu, D43, as it’s known as, is anticipated to launch later this 12 months or early subsequent 12 months. He additionally awaits the discharge of his long-pending Naragasooran.



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