A small clip from an interview with Telugu Entertainment Channel directed by Gautham Menon is going viral.In an interview conducted as part of the promotion for the director’s latest film Vendu Tanindatu Kaadu Gautam was asked by an interviewer how he handled the huge star cast including Simbu and Vijay Setupati in his previous films.
Fun fact: Gautam has yet to work with Simbu and Vijay Setupati in a film. The interviewer seems to be under the impression that GVM he directed Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. However, 2018’s Gang He drama was written and directed by Mani Ratnam. Instead of correcting the interviewer, Gautam accepts the question and he reveals himself to be Mani Ratnam.
“It was very difficult to work with Simbu, Vijay Setupati, Arun Vijay and Arvind Swamy. You know get their dates, they are all very busy actors. But I’m Mani Ratnam, if I call them, they can easily come.When we start shooting at 4:30-5 in the morning, they’re all there.Simbu is Gautam Menon’s For Lord Mani, for me, he was there at 4:30 in the morning. I answered the question with
He handled it really well.what was the anchor thinking here pic.twitter.com/OKtXjB1YHF
— Madras Film Screening Club 🎬 (@MadrasFSC) September 20, 2022
By his own admission, Gautham is a big fan of Mani Ratnam. He said it was the latter film that inspired him to pursue a career as a filmmaker. So when he was mistakenly credited to his favorite director’s work, Gautam owned it with a big smile on his face.
Gautam Menon’s newest director Vendu Thanindatu Kaadhu has Simbu in the lead role. The film was released last week to rave reviews and has been well received in cinemas.
https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/tamil/gautham-menon-mistaken-for-mani-ratnam-gives-a-hilarious-response-video-8164257/ Gautham Menon, who is mistaken for Mani Ratnam in an interview, reacts hilariously.watch video