By: Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham
Thursday, September 13, 2007
There are few debutant film makers who make an instant
impression with their very first outing. Sriram Raghavan is one of
them. After making a twisted thriller like Saif&Urmila starrer
Ek Haseena Thi, he is now back with noir thriller
Johnny Gaddaar that stars Dharmendra along with debutant
Neil Mukesh, Rimmi Sen and Vinay Pathak.
This film did take some time to reach the finishing line but now
is being noticed for its slick promos.
On being asked if it has been quite a wait for the director to
get his second film before the audience after an acclaimed Ek
Haseena Thi (2004), Sriram says, "Yes, I do feel a bit stupid;
I won't deny that. However, there were circumstances beyond my
control. The gap was not intended and I intend to make up for
Still, when a director's second film comes after years, doesn't
it become a tiring exercise to re-establish/re-market yourself?
Not showing a hint of remorse Sriram responds, "You can either
worry about these things or move on to work on interesting
projects. Anyways, thankfully I have been too busy with the post
production of Johnny Gaddaar to worry about these things.
The film has shaped up well and now it is time for me to look
forward to what audience has to say about the film."
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