Naman Ramachandran

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Naman Ramachandran is an Indian critic and journalist. He is the author of Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography (Penguin, 2012) and Lights Camera Masala: Making Movies in Mumbai (IBH, 2006). He writes for Variety, Sight & Sound,[1] and Cineuropa. Based in London,[1] he is also on the steering group of the London Indian Film Festival.[citation needed] He has also written the independent film Brahman Naman, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.[2]

Early life

Naman Ramachandran grew up in Alappuzha, Kerala. He later moved to Bangalore, Karnataka.[3]


  • Ramachandran, Naman (2002). "Imagine Asia - Going South - We've all heard of Bollywood, but other areas of India produce equally stunning arthouse and commercial films in greater numbers. Naman Ramachandran investigates". Sight & Sound. London: British Film Institute. 12 (5): 20. ISSN 0037-4806.
  • Ramachandran, Naman (2006). Lights, Camera, Masala: Making Movies in Mumbai. Mumbai: India Book House. ISBN 9788175084414. OCLC 71428530.
  • Ramachandran, Naman (2012). Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography. New Delhi: Viking. ISBN 9780670086207. OCLC 825198202.


  1. ^ a b Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (21 January 2013). "The man behind the idol". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  2. ^ Nandini Ramnath. "Sundance pick 'Brahman Naman' is about winning quizzes and losing virginity, says writer". Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  3. ^ "'I've not met a star as simple as Rajinikanth'". Retrieved 9 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)


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