Mani Ratnam, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Mani Ratnam

Indian film director

Date of Birth: 02-Jun-1956

Place of Birth: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Profession: screenwriter, actor, film director, film producer, film actor

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Mani Ratnam

  • Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam (born 2 June 1956), commonly known by his screen name Mani Ratnam, is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema.
  • In 2002, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, acknowledging his contributions to film. Despite being born into a film family, Mani Ratnam did not develop any interest in films when he was young.
  • Upon completion of his post graduation in management, he started his career as a consultant.
  • He entered the film industry through the 1983 Kannada film Pallavi Anu Pallavi.
  • The failure of his subsequent films would mean that he was left with fewer offers.
  • However, his fifth directorial outing, Mouna Ragam (1986), established him as a leading filmmaker in Tamil cinema.
  • He followed that with Nayakan (1987).
  • Mani Ratnam is well known for his "Terrorism trilogy" consisting of Roja (1992), Bombay (1995), and Dil Se..
  • (1998). He is married to actress Suhasini and has a son with her.
  • He has won several film awards and nominations including six National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards South and three Bollywood Filmfare Awards.

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