Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and producer. His directorial debut was the Kannada film Pallavi Anu Pallavi starring Anil Kapoor in 1983. Directing landmark films such as Mouna Raagam (1986), Nayagan (1987), Anjali (1990), Thalapathi (1991), Iruvar (1997), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Yuva (2004), Guru (2007), and his terrorism trilogy consisting of Roja (1992), Bombay (1995) and Dil Se (1998), Ratnam is widely credited with having revolutionised the Tamil film industry and altering the profile of Indian cinema. Ratnam has won five Filmfare Awards (South), four Filmfare Awards (Hindi), and twelve international film festival awards. His Tamil movie Nayagan, Satyajit Rays Apu trilogy and Guru Dutts Pyaasa are the only Indian films to have appeared in TIME Magazines All-Time 100 Greatest Movies. His film Roja was the only Indian film to feature in TIME Magazines 10 Best Soundtracks of all time.
Mani Ratnam was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India to Tamil parents.
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HI SIR i am a huge fan of you.. sri i expect kadal a lot.. but it is not satisified to me,, and now am expecting your next tamil project to be a blockbuster film and to get national award sir.. pls make it happen.. definitly you can.. i am waiting eagerly to hear and watch that your film getting NATIONAL AWARD.
THANY YOU SIR...
akila, kodaikanal on 13-07-2013
SIR IAM SIVANESAN FROM MAYILADYTHURAI IAM ALSO YOUR BIG FAN
SIVANESAN.K, THAMIL NADU on 12-07-2012
You are the trend setter in indian cinema and india is proud of you.
Agilan, on 12-11-2012
Your movies are so real and thalapathy,mouna ragam are my all time favorites!
william alases, hyderabad on 30-10-2014
Unga vituku Na vanthuduran Ena uga pillaya valathukoga
aravind , on 23-04-2015
Sir I really like u soooooo much sir, u r my most inspiration..
Arjun, Madurai on 07-07-2015
hello sir .....
naan director avunum asai ungalathan than vanthuchi ena unga movie ellame super chance ella athaliyum thalapathi supero super so pls enna unga assisitent aa kuptivuvangala sir plssssssss.......
Arul , bangalore on 29-08-2015
அண்ணே உங்களபார்க்கனும்,பழகனும், உங்களோட ஒரு போட்டோ எடுக்கனும் முடியுமா? உங்கள எனக்கு எவ்ளோ புடிக்கும்ன்றத வார்த்தையால சொல்ல முடியாது,ஒரே ஒரு கேள்விண்ணே யாருகிட்டையும் உதவி இயக்குனரா பணிபுரியாம படம் டைரக்ட் பன்னலாம? இயக்குனராவதற்கு சினிமாவோட ரசிகனா இருந்தாமட்டும் போதுமா?
ashokchakkaravarthy, Tamilnadu( madurai) on 26-08-2015
Hats off sir.............>>>Chance eh illa!!!!!!!!!!!11
ayub, Chennai on 13-07-2012
Neenga chance.... Illa,
Chinnu, on 16-06-2016
Mani you r one of the mad...... i love your movice.........Thks.......... we are hope you
Raguraman.C, Bangalore on 03-01-2014
Mr.Mani Ratnam is simply great producing mind boggling films. I have a strong theme to make the Universe to prosper under "Universal Well being" only by unstinted efforts to develop people to shine in the respective field of their interest. I wish to have a meeting with him. Would appreciate to get an appointment with him on any day convenient. My M:8056148675
B DAMODARAB, Annanagar west, Chennai 600040 on 16-06-2015
Sir,out of short experience in writing stories,I have a crime based script for your consideration. Title;A TRUE ENCOUNTER....To celebrate the Valentine day,young lovers going to an isolated area.due to small misunderstanding, they have got supporated and the girl become lonely.she has got raped and murdered by two criminals in the presence of two eye witnesses,namely a sum and duff boy and his pet dog.
ramani, chennai on 20-10-2016
Sir,out of short experience in writing stories,I have crime based script.title ; A TRUE ENCOUNTER.to celebrate the Valentine day young lovers going to an isolated area.due to small misunderstanding, they have got supporated and the girl become lonely.she has got raped and murdered in the presence of two eye witnesses,namely a dum and duff boy and his pet dog.with great difficulties,how the police caught the criminals and kill them in encounter is the rest of the script . please consider and call me.Ramani.9710734010
ramani, chennai on 20-10-2016
Maniratnam sir, I like your movies a lot , I saw all films of u, My favorites movies are ROJA, BOMBAY, GURU, YUVA, IRUVAR(telugu). "You are excillent director in THE WORLD" (KADALI SONGS ARE SUPERB).
E Dundi Sri Vardhan, mbnr on 12-01-2013
What happend sir? We just want to see mani's magic during 80's and 90's. Its not a request . As a fan it is order
Pavan, Hyd on 15-12-2015
hello sir your movie is very extranary your all movies my favourite
gunaseelan, manapparai on 10-10-2015
he is exlent director in world
hariprasad, hyderabad on 29-06-2011
hello sir , i am big fan of u...........your movies very different to other,i am very proud of you. i like more than mouna ragam film. then one more request to you ,don't remake the mouna ragam movie ,,,pls sir.................