Navarasa , Mani Ratnam’s anthology series of nine stories depicting nine human emotions of love, courage, compassion, wonder, laughter, fear, disgust, anger and tranquillity, releasing on 6th August in Netflix will be its biggest series this year.
The series has features supremely talented actors including Suriya, Vijay Sethupathi, Parvathy Thiruvothu and directors like Gautam Vasudev Menon, Arvind Swami and Priyadarshan coming together. Navarasa is scheduled to release on Netflix.
Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan, who are producing Netflix’s anthology series Navarasa says that it brings together some of the big names in Kollywood and is a fundraiser for the workers of the film industry who lost out during the pandemic.
Navarasa is truly a cinematic marvel and a landmark moment of cultural pride for the Tamil entertainment industry, as the finest and most acclaimed talent has come together to bring this project to life. The most prolific actors, directors, musicians, writers, producers and technicians from the industry, and beyond, have collaborated to make this incomparable dream a reality.
The teaser of Mani Ratnam’s anthology Navarasa is here
While the spectacular creative community of Tamil cinema came together for this one-of-a-kind project, many leading icons of the industry graciously offered their services pro-bono contributing the proceeds from the films towards the well-being of film workers in Tamil cinema impacted by the pandemic.
The 9 stellar and critically acclaimed directors lending their incredible vision and distinctive perspective on each rasa are Arvind Swami, Bejoy Nambiar, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Karthick Naren, Karthik Subbaraj, Priyadarshan, Rathindran Prasad, Sarjun, and Vasanth Sai.
Original song composed, Produced and Arranged by – A R Rahman
Music Video Visualised & Directed by Bharat Bala
Produced by – Mani Ratnam & Jayendra Panchapakesan
Cinematographers – Sudeep Elamon & Vijay Karthik Kannan
Editor – Christy Sebastian
Art Director – Prem Nawas
Performing Arts Coach – Pooja Devariya
Executive Producers – Suresh Balaje, George Pius, Aditi Ravindranath
Production Coordinator- Lynette D’mello
Production Manager – Honey Radhakrishnan
Post Production Supervisor : Balaji Gopal