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Mani Ratnam Reviews

Man of Excellence
Jun 18, 2010 07:53 PMRead
Mani Ratnam, he is man of excellence, What a director he is.Excellent taking.Though he is a Tamilian by birth but he has his deep impact on Telugu also.Started his career with Pallavi Anupallavi a Kannada Movie in 1984 (iam not sure), then Mounaragam in 1985 is a blockbuster in Telugu cinema.The...Read More

"Mani sir, The Emperor"
Apr 15, 2008 06:43 PMRead
I dont know how to write a review on this maverick filmmaker.So I am apologising that this is an effort to write a few lines about this genius.I dont know whether I deserve it or not..i mean, to write about him..!!!It all started when producer 'venus' Gopal rathnam's MBA student son came bac...Read More

Silent Symphony
May 28, 2007 03:09 PMRead
His entry did not give a boom to the industry, but slowly he began to create a style of his own. Maniratnam is from a family of veteran film makers of Tamil and Hindi. Son of  Venus Rathnam, he is a MBA grauate . Never assistant to anyone, he ventured into film making with 'Pallavi Anupallavi' i...Read More


Mani Ratnam
May 25, 2007 04:25 PMRead
Mani  rathnam  has  given  good movies like thalapathy, nayagan etc..  . . . . . but many of his movies are dull and dark and irritate the audience who like to watch movies colourfully.. He also has his own manners of dialouges which are short and not clear at times.. but he selects the songs to...Read More

Make your movies in bright light
Feb 13, 2007 03:15 AMRead
make your movies in bright light like yash raj or Karan Joharyour story , direction , narration, screenplay .....everything is excellent but the movie is never a hit ....why?????? cos all of them are made in darkness 3 hours of darkness on screen  in a dark hall is pleanty of time for anyone...Read More

Mani reusing scenes from his debut Kannada Movie
Jul 17, 2005 11:48 AMRead
Mani made Pallavi Anu Pallavi (Kannada)- a path breaking movie in 1984. this is a true classic and till today is my fave movie of Mani Ratnam.The movie also had amazing songs (IlayaRaja), cinematography(Balumahendra) and great performances by Lakshmi and Anil Kapoor.yes, Anil Kapoor's de...Read More

Maniratnam films reflecting time trends(80s-2000s)
Dec 29, 2004 04:01 PMRead
Any hardened fan of acclaimed director will notice Mani Ratnam actually changes with time over the decades with his movies?..I meant his movies reflect the time period I n which the movie is's how:- Mouna Ragaam (1985) This is the era of the mid 80s.People wearing tight jeans, flowered...Read More

On the Eve of Reaching 10000 MS Points
Sep 14, 2004 01:25 PMRead
I am celebrating this day because I reach 10000 MS points by submitting this review and on this eve I like to write about my favorite Director Maniratnam.Maniratnam needs no introduction. He is one of the finest directors in Indian cinema. I got matured and started to understand the real cin...Read More

Mani Ratnam - Jewel of cinema
Sep 08, 2004 09:37 PMRead
?Odi Polaamaa???!!!?I was in my teens, sitting baffled in one of the back rows with my parents in a theatre in Madurai. That was the first time I got bitten by the maniratnam bug without even realizing it! I barely understood cinema those days, still was getting fascinated by the shot in whi...Read More

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