Gautham Vasudev Menon (born 25 February 1973), also known as GVM, is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. He has also directed Telugu and Hindi films, which are remakes of his own Tamil films. Many of his films have been critically acclaimed, most notably his romantic films Minnale (2001), Vaaranam Aayiram (2008), Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010) and his thrillers Kaakha Kaakha (2003) and Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006),Yennai Arindhaal(2015). Vaaranam Aayiram won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
In his recent recent online session about “Cinema Transition“, Gautham Menon expressed his views about film making in the present scenario, especially during period of CoviD and how digital platforms have the advantages, how to adopt film makers to new technological and streaming opportunities etc.
Gautham Menon also answered to various questions of his fans and students about new trends in film making, his experiences, how personal experiences should reflect in movies, his recent stint on OTT with Queen etc. Find his session in two parts below:
Gautam Menon about Transition of Cinema – PART 1
Gautam Menon about Transition of Cinema – PART 2
Gautham Vasudev Menon Interview With Baradwaj Rangan
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