Top 10 Mani Ratnam Best Movies To Watch



  • October 30, 2022 / 08:00 AM IST

Legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam tasted success with the recently released period drama, Ponniyin Selvan-1. As the first part of the Chola dinasty movie has been receiving positive response from the audience, the expectations on the second part are very high among the moviegoers. Now, as a recollection of Mani Ratnam’s great work, we bring you the list of Top 10 Mani Ratnam Best Movies To Watch.

Released in 1987, Nayakan directed by Mani Ratnam has Kamal Haasan in the lead role. This action family drama even had a theatrical release in Telugu as Nayakudu and became outstanding hit here also. The film has 8.6/10 rating on IMDB.

9 Mouna Ragam Telugu Movie

Touted as a romantic drama, Mouna Ragam starring Karthik, Revathi and Mohan in the lead roles was a trendsetter during its release in 1986.Along with Mani Ratnam’s execution, Ilayaraja’s music and PC Sreeram’s cinematography are major assets for the film. The film is having 8.4/10 rating on IMDB.

Starring Arvind Swamy and Madhoo Bala as the lead pair, Roja is one of the finest films from director Mani Ratnam. This musical family drama has been receiving highly appreciation even now. The film was released in 1992 and went on the become massive success at the ticket windows. This love family drama is having 8.1/10 rating on IMDB.

The film was released simultaneously in Telugu as Sakhi and became huge hit in both Telugu and Tamil versions. The film has Madhavan and Shalini as the lead pair. The songs composed by AR Rahman are evergreen hits. The film is having 8.3/10 rating on IMDB.

Released in 1991, Thalapathi starring Superstar Rajinikanth and Malayalam star Mammootty in the lead roles is a huge hit at the box office. Santosh Sivan cinematography, Ilayaraja’s music and Mani Ratnam’s taking are added advantage for the movie. Thalapathi is having 8.5/10 rating on IMDB.

2 Bombay Telugu Movie

Starring Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala and Sonali Bendre in the lead roles, Bombay was a pan-India sensational hit. Along with Mani Ratnam’s taking, AR Rahman’s music and Rajiv Menon photography are main USB for the film. The movie is having 8.1/10 rating on IMDB.

11 Geethanjali Movie

Gitanjali is one of the best romance dramas ever made by Mani Ratnam. Released in 1989, Gitanjali has finest songs composed by Ilayaraja. The film has Nagarjuna and Girija as the lead pair and is having 8.3/10 rating on IMDB.

Released in 1998, Dil Se is Mani Ratnam’s proper Bollywood film which went on to become a huge success. Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala as the lead pair, the film is having 7.5/10 rating on IMDB.

Starring Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai among others in key roles, Guru is a good hit at the box office. The film is based on the geographical story of famous businessman Dhirubhai Ambani. The film is having 7.7/10 rating on IMDB.

3 Anjali Telugu Movie

Anjali is one of the class making from Mani Ratnam. Starring Prabhu, Raghuvaran, Revathi, Tharun, Shamlee( Child artists) the film is having 8.2/10 rating on IMDB.

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