Sunday, September 12, 2010
Some light on Adoor
Adoor arrived, feet first, during the Quit India Movement, and developed very early in life a “strong attraction of Gandhian ideology and a fascination for khadi.” He is still seen wearing his trademark khadi kurta. When Gandhi was killed in 1948, Adoor, around seven, was inconsolable. This scene appears in one of Adoor's best known films, Kathapurushan. What Bhaskaran succeeds in doing is give us little bits and pieces from Adoor's life and tying it to his celluloid portraits.
Full report here Financial Express