Mani Ratnam

Screenplay Writer ● Director ● Producer


Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam commonly known as Mani Ratnam, is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema and is based in Chennai. Widely regarded as one of the leading directors in Indian cinema, he made his directorial debut with the Kannada film Pallavi Anu Pallavi in 1983. He came into prominence after Mouna Ragam, a story that dealt with the friction between a newly–wed couple. He followed that with the Godfatheresque Nayagan (1987) that went on to gain national acclaim. The film was among the three Indian films to be named by Time magazine's list of All-Time 100 Greatest Movies. Ratnam is widely credited with having revolutionized the Tamil film industry and altering the profile of Indian cinema. In 2002 he was honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award given by the Government of India. Ratnam has won several National Film Awards. In addition to these, he is a recipient of a number of awards at various international film festivals.

Born on: 2 June, 1956

Born in: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Tamil 2017
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2015
Screenplay Writer
Telugu 2015
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2013
Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2010
Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2010
Story Writer
Hindi 2007
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2004
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 2004
Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2002
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2002
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 2001
Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 2000
Dialogue Writer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1999
Story Writer
Hindi 1998
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 1997
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 1997
Dialogue Writer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1995
Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 1995
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1995
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 1993
Screenplay Writer
Telugu 1993
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1992
Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1991
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1990
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1990
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Telugu 1989
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 1988
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 1988
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 1987
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Tamil 1986
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Tamil 1985
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer, Dialogue Writer
Kannada 1983
Dialogue Writer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Tamil 2017
Producer
Tamil 2015
Producer
Telugu 2015
Producer
Tamil 2013
Producer
Hindi 2010
Producer, Producer
Tamil 2010
Producer
Hindi 2007
Producer
Tamil 2006
Producer
Tamil 2004
Producer
Hindi 2004
Producer
Tamil 2002
Producer
Tamil 2002
Producer
Tamil 2001
Producer
Tamil 2000
Producer
Hindi 1998
Executive Producer
Tamil 1997
Producer
Tamil 1997
Producer
Tamil 1995
Producer
Tamil 1995
Producer
Tamil 1995
Producer
Tamil 1993
Producer
Tamil 1992
Producer
Tamil 1990
Producer
Tamil 1990
Producer
Telugu 1989
Producer
Tamil 1988
Producer
Tamil 1987
Producer
Tamil 1986
Producer
Tamil 1985
Producer
Kannada 1983
Producer
Tamil TBA
Director
Tamil 2017
Director
Tamil 2015
Director
Telugu 2015
Director
Tamil 2013
Director
Hindi 2010
Director, Director
Tamil 2010
Director
Hindi 2007
Director
Hindi 2004
Director
Tamil 2002
Director
Tamil 2000
Director
Hindi 1998
Director
Tamil 1997
Director
Tamil 1995
Director
Tamil 1993
Director
Tamil 1992
Director
Tamil 1991
Director
Tamil 1990
Director
Telugu 1989
Director
Tamil 1988
Director
Tamil 1988
Director
Tamil 1987
Director
Tamil 1986
Director
Tamil 1985
Director
Tamil 1985
Director
Malayalam 1984
Director
Kannada 1983
Director
Hindi TBA
Supporting Actor
English 2012
Supporting Actor
Hindi 2010
Stunt Director, Stunt Director
Tamil 1999
Special Thanks
Mani Ratnam reveals how 'Nayagan' happened!
03 Jun 2014, by India Glitz
Check out Mani Ratnam's best films on his 58th Birthday
02 Jun 2014, by One India Entertainment