Baradwaj Rangan

Baradwaj Rangan is a National Award-winning film critic. He has authored Conversations with Mani Ratnam and Dispatches From the Wall Corner. His long-form story on Vikram was featured in The Caravan Book of Profiles, as one of their “twelve definitive profiles.” His short story, The Call, was published in The Indian Quarterly. He has written screenplays and works for theatre. He teaches a course on cinema at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. He is also Chief Consultant with Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star.

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An amiably silly comic adventure turns into tiresome drama


A tiresome star vehicle with a mind-boggling stance on women


Watch Baradwaj Rangan's Q&A with Jayam Ravi


A flashback to moments from the 2001 Telugu drama, the story of a priest who’s fallen on hard times


Better than your average horror-comedy, but could have been much better


A pretty entertaining thriller that asks us to make up our own minds


A killer premise that should have resulted in a way-funnier film


Tamil filmmaker Balaji Mohan speaks about his new web series on Hotstar 'As I'm Suffering From Kadhal'. He describes it as a show with 'a mature understanding of relationships and lots of humour'. Here, he tells Baradwaj Rangan about his journey of making films in both the commercial and short genres