Sree-Regina film Maanagaram with a hyperlink narration

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ANUPAMA SUBRAMANIAN
Published Jul 17, 2016, 1:07 am IST
Updated Jul 17, 2016, 1:07 am IST
Regina Cassandra who is on a roll in Tamil with four movies in her kitty has been roped in as the heroine.
Sree, Regina Cassandra and Sundeep Kishan.
 Sree, Regina Cassandra and Sundeep Kishan.

Hyperlink cinema is a rarity in Tamil cinema with the exception of few like Mani Ratnam’s Aayutha Ezhuthu and Krish’s Vaanam. In these type of scripts, the characters or action reside in separate stories, but a connection or influence between these dissimilar stories is slowly revealed to the audience. Juggling with time and the characters’ establishments, interwoven story lines between multiple characters, narrating the story back and forth are some of the typical elements in this genre.

After the stupendous success of Maya, Potential Studios is coming out with a movie titled Maanagaram with a similar narrative, directed by Logesh Kanakaraj. It is about four youngsters played by actors Sree, Sundeep Kishan, Charlie and Munishkanth. They all hail from small towns and come to a big city like Chennai — how the city treats them form the crux. “Maanagaram is a thriller with the four characters having different agendas and expectations. There will be a connection in their stories. I have tried the hyperlink method of storytelling,”  Logesh tells us.

 

Regina Cassandra who is on a roll in Tamil with four movies in her kitty has been roped in as the heroine. Her character will also travel along the lines of the story, he reveals.

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