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06-27-2010, 01:24 AM #1
Mani Ratnam responds to Amitabh Bachchan's criticism
When Amitabh Bachchan cribbed about the poor editing of Mani Ratnamís movie Raavan on his blog, it certainly did no good to the movie which was already getting a severe beating from the critics.
Cinematographer Santosh Sivan and actor Vikram had quickly jumped to Ratnamís defence by saying itís a directorís prerogative to decide how the characters should be depicted. Mani Ratnam had kept quiet till now, but now heís learnt to have spoken his mind to a Tamil weekly.
ďThat is his (Amitabhís) opinion. I am not bothered about it. And I am not here in the industry to get marks from Amitabh Bachchan. We have made a film after two years of hard work. Anyone can comment on it,Ē Ratnam is quoted as saying by the weekly.
In his remarks after the filmís release, Big B had lamented the poor editing which had affected his sonís performance in the movie.
ďLot of merited film edited out, causing inconsistent performance and narrative,Ē Big B had written.
The superstar had later clarified that he has immense respect for Ratnam....being a human...