making exceptional films, Mani Ratnam holds a special courtesy for
establishing his actors in a much different and unforeseen role.
Well, the best example would be Madhavan"s role in Aayitha Ezhuthu
and Kannathil Mutthamittal. The so-called 'Chocolate Boy" shed his
good-looking image and spotted himself so powerfully as a ruffian
and revolutionary writer in those flicks.
Abhishek Bachchan wasn"t any different, as Mani Ratnam
transcended his actor's prowess with Yuva and Guru.
And now, it"s the turn of Vikram to strike gold, as Mani Ratnam
has shot an exclusive trailer for his Raavan featuring Vikram
alone. Sources believe that the complete teaser would precisely
deliver a glimpse on his breathtaking performance. Also, a
different teaser for the Hindi version featuring the actor will be
It"s noteworthy that Vikram plays 'Raavan' in the Tamil and
'Ram" in the Hindi version.