Celebrating Sriram Raghavan, The Man With The Passion For Noir & Full Of Mysteries: Johnny Gaddaar To The Eight Column Affair
By Shubham Kulkarni
June 22, 2021
There is no way one could talk about Sriram Raghavan without mentioning his feature Johnny Gaddaar starred Neil Nitin Mukesh. This noir was dedicated to Vijaya Anand and James Hadley Chase. The film had a perfectly layered world.
No one thought Varun could pull off a character created by Sriram Raghavan. Also starring Nawazuddin, Badlapur was a film where the lines between a protagonist and the antagonist blurred. They dealt in their greys as they seek revenge.
EK HASINA THI
The world wasn’t ready for the phenomenon Sriram Raghavan was about to begin! Ek Haseena Thi was what Raghavan stands for. The movie has one of its most complex and layered woman in Urmila; her god-level range is a treat.
The Eight Column Affair
THE EIGHT COLUMN AFFAIR
Sriram Raghavan's 1987 short film. An athlete on the first page of the newspaper falls in love with an athlete on the last page. Fact: Rajkumar Hirani was the editor.