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Mani Ratnam


The man who revolutionized Tamil-language cinema, Mani Ratnam is the biggest director in south India and one of the most respected directors in all of India. Each of his films contain its own unique style, with beautifully photographed songs and unique back-lighting. However, his films contain substance as well as style--Ratnam has dealt with a ... See full bio »

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25 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bumbai
Bumbai Writer
(1995)
Kannathil Muthamittal
(2002)
Guru
Guru Writer
(2007)
Dil Se..
Dil Se.. Writer
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 OK Jaanu (story and screenplay)
 2015 OK Kanmani
 2013 Kadal
 2010 Raavan (screenplay)
 2010 Raavanan (story)
 2007 Guru (screenplay)
 2004 Yuva (screenplay)
 2002 Saathiya (story & screenplay)
 2002 Kannathil Muthamittal (screenplay) / (story)
 2000 Alai Payuthey (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Dil Se.. (story and screenplay)
 1997 Iruvar (screenplay) / (story)
 1996 Indira (Priyanka) (screenplay)
 1995 Bumbai (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Gaayam (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 Roja
 1991 Thalapathi (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 Anjali (screenplay - as Mani Rathnam) / (story - as Mani Rathnam)
 1990 Kshatriyan (writer)
 1989 Gitanjali (story & screenplay)
 1988 Agni Natchathiram (writer)
 1987 Nayakan
 1986 Mouna Ragam
 1985 Pagal Nilavu
 1983 Pallavi Anu Pallavi (writer)
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Alternate Names:

Manirathnam | Mani Rathnam | Mani Sir
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Often picturises critical moments in Rain or in a train See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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