Hollywood director Ang Lee was here in Chennai for promoting his upcoming film “Life Of Pi“. All are aware how the news that two great legends including the director and our very own Universal Hero whined up in an amazing interview. Our hero too saw the exclusive 3D footage of Life of Pi and has loved it.
The session was attended by several prominent filmmakers from the South. Kamal Hassan is known to be a huge fan of Lee’s cinema and was thrilled to meet him to discuss film-making. But the latest we hear is that after the two stars finished the interview for a channel, director Ang lee was awe struck with the way Kamal Hassan interviewed him. He was so happy that the legend knew so much about him and his films so far.
The Hollywood director said, ” I am totally stunned by Kamal Hassan‘s brilliance.
I never thought that he would know so much about me and my films.Inspired would be the word. He is not only an amazing actor but a great human being who knows everything about world class cinema. I am happy to have interviewed by him. ” Not only this, the director visited Kamal Hassan‘s office and saw the actor’s upcoming movie trailer – Vishwaroopam.
Post seeing the trailer, the director revealed that – ” A person who is not aware of the language too can understand the movie. Its totally stunning. I am sure this movie will be a huge hit.”
Well, this clearly shows Kamal Hassan is truly an Universal Hero and the entire Cine Industry is proud to have him!
Ang Lee is a Taiwanese-born American film director. Lee has directed a diverse set of films such as Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film), Hulk (2003), and Brokeback Mountain (2005), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director. He is the first person of Asian descent to win the Best Director Oscar.
Life of Pi
Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, an Indian boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger.