Gopal Ratnam professionally known as Mani Ratnam is one of the biggest gems in the movie industry.
The Indian film director, screenwriter and producer has won six National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards and six Filmfare awards in the South for the many amazing movies he has given to our country.
Ratnam’s work left many awestruck and we realized that the movies not only changed our way of looking at things but have also taught us that love for one another is greater than everything. NewsMobile has picked his five widely appreciated works!
Mani Ratnam is the person who has given Rajnikanth one of his most amazing characters ‘Surya’.
Surya’s way of helping the poor and that not caring about himself was loved by everyone. The movie
won 2 awards, best film director and best music.
The movie that gave us our favorite song ‘Chaiya Chaiya’ was originally named ‘Ladakh Ek Prem Kahani’ is a love story between a terrorist and a journalist has not only made a remark in the hearts of the audience but has also introduced us to the lovely actress Preity Zinta, who played the role of Preethi Nair in the movie.
The ever-green song ‘Tu Hi Re’ is from this heart-touching movie which is based on a Hindu- Muslim love
During the recording of the background score of ‘Thiruda Thiruda’, the Bombay riots broke out. Due to its depiction of inter-religious relations, the movie was banned in Malaysia and Singapore.
Mani has heightened the mental pain and the challenges that the parents of a child with an intellectual disability face.
There has been no other movie of this kind. The movie which melted many hearts with its innocence won 3 national awards and was later dubbed in Hindi and Telugu as well.
The movie talks about love being pulled apart between politics and love. It was planned to be shot in Kashmir but extreme terrorism made Ratnam changed his plan and later the movie was shot in Coonor, Ooty and Manali.
The movie which was completed in 60 days has won 3 national awards for best composer, best lyricist and best film.
(With Agency Inputs)