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'Taking the plunge' - Interview featured on Dashing Journal.

‘Taking the plunge’ BY  · MAY 3, 2014 Malayalam cinema has undoubtedly woken up to the throes of a new movement. A movement trail blazed by new age directors who are imaginative, un-stoppable and daring to go beyond the obvious. After a decade- long career in marketing, debutant director Ajith Pillai wields the directorial baton, as he takes the plunge with ‘MosayileKuthirameenukal’, poised to hit the screens this month. The characters in the movie are played by Kollywood’s leading actors like Swati Reddy and Janani Iyer alongside Asif Ali and Sunny Wayne from Molly wood. Shot in the scenic locales in Andaman ,Lakswadeep and Cochin, the movie is all set for release by this month. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to Dashing Journal. Going from a career in marketing to film-making, where did you begin? Was there a glass ceiling? If you are passionate about something, you will find means to make it work. Then there is this critical factor called timing. The industry wa…