Mani Ratnam’s best directed and most successful movies

Mani Ratnam is one of the finest directors in the industry who focuses more on relationships, socially relevant issues, and human emotions.

Nayakan (1987)

The story revolves around a common man’s struggles against a corrupt police force which puts him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a gangster, who earns a lot of loved and respected in the society, however, his growing power and influence have some other consequences.

Roja (1992)

A young woman from a small village in Tamil Nadu marries a city man and they move to Kashmir. There everything is rosy until one day he gets kidnapped by militants.

Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

A small girl is told by her parents that she was adopted. She then becomes determined to find her real mother. So she begs them to be taken to Sri Lanka, where her biological mother is working with a militant group of activists.

Bombay (1995)

A young couple falls in love and decides to get married. However, the man is Hindu and the woman is Muslim. With great oppose from the family they decide to move to Mumbai, where they have two children. However, with growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart.