Never lie to your soul – SS Rajamouli
Manipal: Never lie to your soul said film director and writer SS Rajamouli. He was speaking during an interaction programme organized at the Manipal Institute of Technology here on September 22.
A formula has to be adopted for achieving success in life. The formula can be derived from the experiences of others but the formula should of his own to achieve success in life. Mythological stories have a special place in my life. Karna of Mahabharata is my favourite character.
Thoughts are diverse and have no boundaries, Bahubali is scripted from those thoughts. Visual Effects play a vital role in the film, the effects can be brought to life only if the scripts support it. Answering the question on losing of values by commercial cinemas, Rajamouli said that the audience plays a vital role in cinema, they accept the cinema when the content in it suites their taste.
Promoting and marketing strategies also play a vital role in the success of the film. The adoption of new mediums in the promotion of the cinema is vital for the success of the film.
When a student asked Rajamouli the importance of script and cinematography in the film, Rajamouli said that 90% of the cinema should be of a good script and screenplay while 10% of other aspects which balances the cinema.
I may not be a good director but I am a good story teller. The actor puts his best efforts by living the role narrated to him during the story narration. This has made me very easy to direct films.
MIT Director Dr G K Prabhu felicitated S S Rajamouli. District Superintendent of Police Dr Sanjeev Patil, MIT Professor Dr Muddodi and others were present.