Chandran, who made an impressive debut in Kayal (2014), has not had a release in three years, and now his film Rubaai is up for release this week. He talks to us about his role, the significance of the film, and his future projects
Chandran begins, “It’s after two and a half years that a film of mine is releasing.
Rubaai’s release suffered a few setbacks because of issues like demonetisation and lack of screens. Also, I’m very choosy when it comes to my roles. I want to have a proper career graph so that when the audience think of me, they feel that I can do any kind of role. Even if it becomes one movie every year, as long as it’s a good movie, I’m happy about it.”
Speaking about Rubaai, he says, “The screenplay, as such, revolves around what happens in the life of a lorry driver in the span of four days. It’s a very minimalistic character. The twists that happen when he falls in love with a girl, a street vendor and his sudden need for money form the plot. Although the film deals with money and greed, there is nothing preachy about it. It’s a feel good movie, with minimalistic and real characters.”
The young actor who has films like Graghanam and Thittam Pottu Thirudura Koottam is also excited about Party, directed by Venkat Prabhu. “Party feels like an excursion, just like the name! There’s no pressure, in spite of possessing a huge team with a big star cast. Venkat Prabhu directs films so passionately that it doesn’t seem like work at all!” he says....