It is a known fact that director Mysskin is a journalist's delight as his frank opinions and straightforwardness will always make for an interesting headline.
His latest speech at the audio launch of Tharkappu (an upcoming film directed by his close friend) has created quite a stir as the maverick director spoke about a filmmaker's liberty to express, the Mysskin way.
Speaking about how hard it is for a director to showcase what is required, he said, "if a dialogue comes with a bad word, we as a director cannot replace it with a good word".
Responding to the common criticism his movies usually fetch, the Pisasu director said, "cinema itself is an adult medium and is not meant for kids. If you want to watch movies with your children, watch animated flicks or movies like My Dear Kuttichathan".
"My next film too will house lots of violence and I kindly request women and children not to watch my movie. I know my next movie will get an 'A' certificate from the censor board".
He also went on to say that his latest flick Pisasu was awarded a U/A certificate citing that the film had a ghost in it. The film was produced by director Bala, who was unhappy with the CBFC's decision as his film couldn't be exempted from tax, according to Mysskin.
Check out the slides below to know about movies directed by Mysskin:
This film faced a lot of controversies prior to its release but was eventually re-released in Chennai alone. When it was a hit in Chennai, Chithiram Pesuthadi found its way into other parts of Tamil Nadu and went on to become a box office hit.
Anjathe opened to positive reviews as the film was a technical marvel. It also fared well at the box office, grossing almost 8.5 crores.
Nandalala was a critic's delight at the time of its release. After accumulating positive reviews, it won the Critics' as well as the People's Choice Award at the Norway Film Festival.
Starring Cheran and Dipa Shah in lead roles, Yuddham Sei was a crime thriller. It also features Lakshmi Ramakrishnan in an important role, who shaved her head and went completely bald to suit her character.
Trying his hand at a super hero like subject, Mysskin's Mugamoodi had a lot of pre-release buzz, the movie though did not live up to its expectations as it received mixed to negative reviews.
Mysskin came back with a bang through Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum. This racy drama-thriller received positive responses and was also a box office hit.
Pisaasu released to highly positive reviews and got the best opening for a Mysskin film. It was a neatly crafted horror-drama that was narrated in Mysskin's trademark style.