Santosh Sivan talks about watching Satyajit Ray's Charulata for the first time at FTII, Pune, and how he was bowled over by the 'timeless' quality of Subrata Mitra's cinematography. He also says his work on Mani Ratnam's 'Iruvar' was a kind of tribute.
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.