The director-cum-producer was available for a chat with Indian's most visited website Oneindia. He extensively spoke about the cast, crew and shooting of the most expected movie of the year, Manmadhan Ambu. Here are the excerpts of popular comedian Ramesh Aravind's interview.
Ramesh shares a special bonding with Kamal Hassan for more than a decade. Both the actors has starred in several movies together and Kannada movie Ram Shyam Bhama is one best example for it. The stars are so close that they find some are the other reason to meet each other. When asked about their friendship, Ramesh says, "Kamal is an inspiration figure! It's a cherished friendship."
His friendship with Kamal might be one reason for him to accept the role in Manmadhan Ambu. But the main reasons are the wonderful concept and his role in it. He says, "The whole world spins on the axis named cupids arrow. Love happens at strange places with strange permutations and Manmadhan Ambu probes one such case. It probes that love is greatest." Talking about his role, he says, "I play Kamalji's business partner, who is very sick. It's quite interesting role and audience have never seen me in that getup before."
The film has been directed by Dasavatharam fame KS Ravikumar and produced by Udayanidhi Stalin. Along with Ramesh and Kamal, Bollywood actor R Madhavan and South Indian actress Trisha Krishnan are also playing important roles in Manmadhan Ambu. Ramesh had a wonderful time with them on the shooting sets. He says, "When the crew is not only talented and intelligent, but also fun-loving, then it's a party at work. That was the case with Manmadhan Ambu team. Even director KS Ravikumar and producer Udayanidhi Stalin were adding to our happiness at times."
The music of Manmadhan Ambu, which has been composed by three time Filmfare award winner Devi Sri Prasad, has already become a big hit. Ramesh says, "The music is awesome and DSP rocks once again." Talking about his expectation from the film, he says, "It's going to be a neat well made film with nice music, great locales, well directed and acted I think."
Currently, Ramesh has three Kannada projects and he has already completed shooting and dubbing works for the films like Rangappa Hogbitna and Happy Husbands. He is now shooting for the movie Maaya. The actor does not have much difference between Kannada and Tamil film industries. When asked about the difference, this is what he has to say, "Apart from budget and market availablity, there is nothing else. Idea are plenty everywhere!" He signs off.
Oneindia wishes all the success to Ramesh. May all his movies be hit at Box Office.
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