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Natty Nataraj invented Lungi Dance - Critically acclaimed Bollywood director praises

Monday, June 8, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Natty Nataraj invented Lungi Dance - Critically acclaimed Bollywood director praises

Natty Nataraj the celebrated cinematographer turned hero has been in the news over the past weekend as he expressed his anger towards Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap ignoring him. He stated that in the formative years of the director it was Natty who helped him learn the tropes of filmmaking and many social media followers did not believe him. However Anurag Kashyap rendered an apology to Natty openly on Twitter and acknowledged that's without his teaching and friendship he would not have reached the stage he is now. Read : Anurag Kashyap apologizes to Natty Natraj in emotional post

Critically acclaimed director Shoojit Sircar of 'Vicky Donor' and 'Gulabo Sitabo' fame has also acknowledged Natty's contribution in his career and has written on Twitter "Natty has played a very important role in our struggles.. @natty_nataraj and me started our cinema journey together.. lungi dance was actually invented by Natty:))))"

"Lungi Dance" is of course the Rajinikanth tribute song from the Bollywood blockbuster film 'Chennai Express' starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.

Natty Natraj spent his early days in cinema in Bollywood and has served as a cinematographer in a number of hit movies including Dhanush's 'Ranjhaana' and his recent film in Tamil is Thalapathy Vijay's 'Puli'. He will soon be seen on screen in 'Karnan' directed by Maari Selvaraj in which Dhanush plays the lead.

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