….well, a corner of it at least….
Here are a few pics from tonight’s one-night-only NY screening at The Imaginasian of Evano Oruvan, the Tamil remake of the Marathi film Dombivli Fast. The actor/co-producer was present, as well as the director, Nishikant Kamat, and Maddy’s leading lady, Sangeetha. The event was sponsored by HSBC’s NRI division.
For those who hadn’t seen the original (myself included), it’s the story of an average guy, who’s married, has two kids and works in a bank. He does the same routine over and over, and his anger at the injustices of day-to-day life boils over and he acts out. The majority of the film deals with what happens in 3 days of Vasu’s life after he crosses a point of no apparent return.
As we already saw in Aayitha Ezhuthu, Kannathil Muthamittal and Guru, Madhavan is now easily able to glide away and temporarily leave behind the purely commercial masala, mainstream cinema (Priyasakhi anyone?) for the other one (however you wish to call it). A detailed review will follow.
And yes, it’s true, women really do notice a man’s shoes: