WorldCat Identities


Works: 116 works in 403 publications in 10 languages and 2,608 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  War films  Interviews  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Gangster films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Maṇiratn̲am
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Most widely held works by Maṇiratn̲am
Kannathil muthamittal = A peck on the cheek( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl's search for her biological mother who had abandoned her as a new born baby is brought out poignantly
Bombay by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over de religieus-ethnische rellen tussen moslims en hindoes in Bombay anno 1992/1993. Nederlands ondertiteld. NB: niet volledig opgenomen, een stukje van het begin ontbreekt
Dil se by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man meets an enigmatic girl who later seeks his help without revealing that she is part of a terrorist organization
Roja by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

40 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian police officer, expert in computers and cryptography, comes to a South Indian village in search of a bride. He marries the younger sister of his original intended. Immediately after the wedding he is posted to embattled Kashmir. Just as the newlyweds are getting acquainted and beginning to fall in love, he is kidnapped by Kashmiri separatists. Delicate negotiations ensue, with his wife pleading with officials to recover her husband. The film makes an attempt to humanize the villains and ends on a strong Indian patriotic note. Award-winning music and lyrics
Guru( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villager, Gurukant Desai, son of a village schoolteacher, comes to Bombay in 1958 and rises from its streets to become the biggest tycoon in Indian history
Yuva by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paths of three young men from three stratas of society cross over the Hoogly Bridge on a Thursday morning, changing each of their lives irreversibly
Ok jaanu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Hindi and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"OK Jaanu is a contemporary tale of 21st century urban romance between Adi, a video game designer who dreams of emigrating to the US, and Tara, an architect who is set to go to Paris to study architecture. They don't believe in the institution of marriage and decide to move in together till they go their respective ways to America and Paris. When the time to part arrives, Adi & Tara are forced to confront some matters of the heart. Living in together was always meant to be a stop gap arrangement but an incident with an elderly couple they live with forces them to relook at their lives and future."--Container
Raavan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her
Saathiya = Sāthiya by Shaad Ali( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aditya and Suhani overcome their initial dissatisfaction with each other after their marriage and understand the true meaning of being a life partner
Rāvaṇan̲( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in Tamil and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dev is a police officer who falls in love with a classical dancer, Ragini, and marries her. Post marriage, Dev is posted in a tribal town controlled by Veera who alone controls the people of the town. Veera, the warlord, is seen as a challenger, and the law enforcers led by Dev believe the key to bringing order to the place is to crush Veera
Iruvar( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Tamil and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life rivalry between M.G. Ramachandran and Karunanidhi is given the Mani Ratnam treatment
Alaipāyutē( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Tamil and Malayalam and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karthik (Madhavan) is frantic after the disappearance of his wife Shakti (Shalini). Told in flashbacks, the film traces their brief marriage through its highs and lows
The cinema of Mani Ratnam( Book )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nayagan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Tamil and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naayagan begins with a young Velu running away to Bombay after killing a police officer who betrayed him. He settles in the slums of Bombay, marries a young prostitute Neela (Saranya) and becomes the father of two children. But he loses his wife to the guns of a rival mafia gang. Wishing to protect his children from the life of crime he has been leading, he sends them away. Inspite of his best efforts, he is unable to keep his son away from his business and this leads to disastrous consequences. He alienates his daughter too and she marries a police officer to repent for the sins of her father. This police officer ultimately becomes responsible for bringing Velu Naicker to justice
Tiruṭā tiruṭā = Thiruda thiruda( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Tamil and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 billion rupies are stolen in India from a train by the henchmen of super-gangster Vikram. The code card to unlock the container with the money comes into the possession of beautiful Chandralekha. On the way to Vikram she comes across the two thieves Kadir and Azhagu accompanied by country-girl Rajathi. After attempts to cheat each other Chandralekha makes friends with the thieves. When she discovers that Vikram is after the loot, she informs the three others about it
Anjali( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant drama about a developmentally handicapped girl, Anjali, whose family gradually learn to accept and love her. Her early death leaves them grief-stricken
Velunayakan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Tamil and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing his Naxalite father murdered by the police, a boy runs away to Bombay where he becomes a ruthless mafia godfather with a Robin Hood streak
Taḷapati( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Tamil and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rajini stars as a loyal henchman of a crime lord
Kadal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Tamil and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film revolves around the life of Christian fishermen who instills the fact that faith can sometimes lead to the triumph of humanity
Kār̲r̲u veḷiyiṭai. = Kaatru veliyidai( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in Tamil and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Kargil War, fighter pilot Varun recalls his romance with Leela while being held prisoner in Pakistan
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.24 for Maṇiratn̲ ... to 0.93 for Maṇiratn̲ ...)

Alternative Names
Gopalaratnam Subramaniam

Gopalaratnam, Subramaniam 1949-...

Mani Rathnam

Mani Ratnam

Mani Ratnam director de cine indio

Mani Ratnam director de cinema indi

Mani Ratnam Indiaas filmproducent

Mani Ratnam Indian film director

Mani Ratnam indischer Filmregisseur

Mani Ratnam pemeran asal India

Mani Ratnam Réalisateur, scénariste et producteur indien, né le 2 juin 1956

Mani Ratnam regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico indiano

Mani Sir


Manirathnam 1949-...




Rathnam, Mani

Ratnam, Mani

Sir, Mani

Sir, Mani 1949-...

Subramaniam, Gopalaratnam

Мани Ратнам

مانی راتنام بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان هندی

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