Kamal Hasan told me this off-the-record. Anyway, its something my paper wouldn’t print. So I get to share it with you guys here.
Ha ha! Nobody could have said it more accurately. I recently wrote an article for my paper on the mechanisms (or the lack of them) of the Tamil film industry.
Read it here.
Each point mentioned in the story deserves a larger story. The industry is grossly disorganised.
Anyway, a couple of weeks before I did this story I wrote something on the lack of scripts. You can find that here.
Yes, piracy was surely an issue. But it was like the termite feeding on wood which was already rotting. Here’s another story I wrote before I discovered the dirt within the industry. This one is just on the amount of damage video piracy was causing. Read it here.
How I wish I could write a book on the subject. Any publishers out there? 😛
Cheers! I’m off for a movie again! 🙂
BTW, I’ve also updated my Top 5 Hindi comedies after my friends objected to The Hero being listed under comedies. But to be honest, the absent minded idiot I am, I totally forgot my recent favourite Munna Bhai MBBS. Read it under my blog titled Ooops!