Mysskin is probably the Tarantino of Tamil cinema: Thupparivaalan actor Vinay

The first thing you notice about Vinay Rai is how comfortable he is speaking Tamil. Point it out to him and the actor reveals that he always made it a point to speak the language. “Nobody has ever dissuaded me from speaking the language due to the accent, except for my friends. But of course, that is in good humour,” says the actor from Bengaluru as we settle down to talk. Continue reading “Mysskin is probably the Tarantino of Tamil cinema: Thupparivaalan actor Vinay”

I am a dictator but one full of compassion: Thupparivalan director Mysskin

Walk into director Mysskin’s office and you will be surrounded by books. The range of titles is diverse — from Dostoyevsky, Che Guvara, Robert Frost to Tamil classics Kalithogai and Puranaanooru including an interesting title that caught my eye, “You are only as good as your next one”. With Thupparivalan slated for release on September 15, the outspoken director talks to indianexpress.com in detail about filmmaking, philosophy and of course his ‘decent’ movies. Continue reading “I am a dictator but one full of compassion: Thupparivalan director Mysskin”

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