Karthik worked in a software company in Bangalore and made short films during weekends. Connected by a TV show that made it possible. He liked it but wanted to do a smaller film. I am glad my parents supported me. Another pulled the rug from under our feet with an unusual horror thriller called Pizza after a series of short films and assisting an American indie filmmaker when he grew tired of his software job. In fact, KSY was the least expensive. So I learnt a lot about making films for that show I am not fixed about anything.
I want to keep jumping genres and avoid repetition. There are over half a dozen films awaiting release by Naalaya Iyakunar finds in the near future — Pizza 2, Pannayaarum Padminiyum, Thegidi, Mundasupatti, Uthri, Savaari , etc. I am a Guy Ritchie fan and was thinking of making a gangster film when my writer-friend Srinivasan suggested I could take the kidnap knot from my short film Enna Nadanthathu Na and turn it into a full film. We met Balaji, Karthik and Nalan for coffee at Sathyam Cinemas to talk about how they made it big through the small screen. Through the short film experience, we came to deal with production constraints. I had a small crew, with just a couple of assistants and my parents would come to help out on the set.
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He liked it but wanted to do a smaller film. KSY was an even bigger hit on YouTube. In fact, Sfason was the least expensive.
Ended up spending an average of 40, to 50, per film. I made KSY without lights! Among the seven short films was Kaadhalil Sothappuvathu Yeppadi that he made for the quarter finals of the show. This article is closed for comments. I worked with an indie filmmaker called Mark Williams, a lawyer who was making a zero budget family drama called Move Me.
And sezson making shorts helped them fnials the pants on the sets. Printable version Feb 26, 2: I had worked on it for over six months and after I met Sashi, we spent another six months developing it.
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From art direction to production management, handling extreme stress and high pressure. Kumar that he is still scripting. Connected by a TV show that made it possible. May 30, I spent about 15, per film on an average.
Submit Please enter a valid email address. I learnt the basics during a one-day workshop called Film Camp Sanjay Iyakujar. He just completed a long schedule in Madurai. A romantic comedy to be produced by C. Learning from the show: Even when he wrote the short, Balaji was aware of the feature film potential in it. I had some money from my savings and my parents supported me.
One gave Tamil cinema a fresh urban modern romantic comedy by turning his much-acclaimed short film Kaadhalil Sothappuvathu Yeppadi into a feature when he was just Thuru was my most popular short, Vijay Sethupathy acted in it and my comedy Black and White went to fests and Neerthe film I made for the final round earned me the second prize. There were just ten days to the deadline.
So I learnt a lot about making films for that show With their unusual take on modern lives, Balaji Mohan, Karthik Subbaraj and Nalan Kumarasamy have made it big through the finxls screen. Sound design, working with a crew, handling budget. Thaman approached him for music, cinematographer Nirav Shah saw it and recommended it to S Sashikanth of Y Not and when they approached Siddharth, they realised even he had seen it and was keen to do it. I had assisted him in a documentary made for the church and also did live sound and ran second unit.
I want to do all genres, no reservations. I am a big Rajni fan, so I to do a big action film some day. Maybe the only thing common in all films is this: Karthik worked in a software company in Bangalore and made short films during weekends.
The grand finale is scheduled this month and season 5 call in and auditioning has already started. We met Balaji, Karthik and Nalan for coffee at Sathyam Cinemas to talk about how they made it big tinals the small screen. I am not fixed about anything. They are all extreme fantasy situations made plausible and believable.
I made two short films in the U. I got two or three offers but I was keen to make the film I wanted to make and on my terms.
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He went on to make seven more short films. Naalaya Iyakunara privately produced reality show, on Kalaignar TV is now gearing up for its fifth season and has received 2, entries including 50 international applicants already with over two weeks to go for the deadline September 20 thanks to the success of the filmmakers from its first batch — Balaji Mohan KSYKarthik Subbaraj Pizza and Nalan Kumarasamy Soodhu Kavvum.
I had a small crew, with just a couple of assistants and my parents would come to help out on the set.