When a gifted young drummer from a poor untouchable family yearns to learn to play mridangam (Indian percussion instrument) from the top Maestro, he faces rejection from the classical music community as well as from his family. Following his struggle, we travel from the high-brow world of Carnatic music to current reality TV shows. The score by A.R. Rahman is a charm.
Rajiv Menon is a celebrated cinematographer, director, ad film-maker, singer, orator and teacher. Rajiv has worked with top directors such as Mani Ratnam, Girish Karnad, Shyam Benegal, among others, in his long career. His cinematography won several awards, including Apsara Award and the Shantaram award for Mani Ratnam’s <Guru>. He works both in TV and cinema.
CastG V Prakash Kumar, Nedumudi Venu, Aparna, Vineet