BlueCat: Why did you start writing screenplays?
S Kumaravadivel: I wanted to express my theories to the world, and I thought movies were the best medium.
BlueCat: What is your highest screenwriting goal for yourself?
SK: I want to have everyone in the world see my movies, and maybe win an Oscar one day.
BlueCat: What aspects of the writing process do you struggle with the most?
SK: Creating multidimensional characters and unique dialog.
BlueCat: What movies do you watch to remind yourself that you love screenwriting?
BlueCat: What do you feel you do well as a screenwriter?
SK: Science fiction elements.
BlueCat: Do you feel that screenwriting is different in your country than it is in Hollywood? If so, how?
SK: Yes. In my country I think budget is a bigger problem than it is in Hollywood. I also feel most Hollywood films are primarily character driven to their detriment. Lastly, in Indian films comedy elements are compulsory regardless of tone or genre.
BlueCat: What screenplay have you written which you feel most proud of and why?
SK: The Era Of Mars. I’ve gotten a lot of feedback that the science fiction elements in that script are very vivid.