Suhasini Maniratnam
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Suhasini Maniratnam (born 15 August 1961) known mononymously as Suhasini, is an Indian actress, director, producer and writer in the Tamil film industry. She has worked as an actress in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her cinematic debut with the 1980, Tamil film. Nenjathai Killathe. Suhasini then won National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Sindhu Bhairavi (1985). Suhasini has won 4 Filmfare Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards, 2 Tamilnadu State Awards and 2 Nandi Awards.

Early life

Suhasini was born to actor–lawyer Charuhasan and Komalam in Paramakudi, as the middle child of three sisters. Her elder sister Nandhini is a doctor, while Subhashini teaches English literature. Several family members including her father's younger brothers, producer Chandrahasan and actor–politician Kamal Haasan, have been a part of the Tamil cinema industry. Her paternal cousins Anu Hasan, Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan have also since become actresses.Suhasini attended the Municipal Elementary School in Paramakudi, before moving to Madras aged 12 to live with her grandmother and uncle Kamal Haasan. Suhasini's grandfather Srinivasan, a criminal lawyer, encouraged her to follow the rest of her family and become involved in films. She then became a student of cinematography from the M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute, and started her career as a camera assistant to Ashok Kumar and went on to become an actress.

Film career

Suhasini has acted in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada films. She started her career as a make-up artist for several leading actors. She made her debut with the Tamil film Nenjathai Killathe opposite Kokila Mohan. She was a top star in both Tamil and Telugu films during the 1980s. Her first Kannada movie was K. Balachandars Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu (1983) which was a big hit. The mega success of Rajendra Singh Babu's Bandhana opposite Vishnuvardhan, established her in Kannada films as well and she went on to give several more hits over the next few years - Muthina Haara (1990), Suprabhatha, Hendthig Helthini and Amruthavarshini to name a few. Her collaboration with Vishnuvardhan is considered one of the best in Kannada cinema. The duo has acted together in many blockbuster films that include Bandhana, Suprabhatha, Muthina Haara, Hendthig Helthini, Himapatha, Mathad Mathad Mallige and School Master.She was introduced to Malayalam cinema through Padmarajan's Koodevide (1983), which also featured Mammootty. Her role in the AFI Fest-nominated feature Vanaprastham (1999), which starred Mohanlal, was particularly well received. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 1986 for her role in the 1985 Tamil film Sindhu Bhairavi, directed by K. Balachander.

Other work

Suhasini and her husband Mani Ratnam are involved in the running of their production company Madras Talkies since 1997. In 1998, Suhasini set up the entertainment portal TamilTalkies.com, one of the first internet portals dedicated to covering news from Tamil cinema.She was named the honorary council for the country of Luxembourg.

Other work

Suhasini and her husband Mani Ratnam have been involved in the running of their production company Madras Talkies since 1997.

Personal life

Suhasini married film director Mani Ratnam on 26 August 1988 and the couple has a son, Nandan, born in 1992.

Personal life

Suhasini married film director Mani Ratnam on 26 August 1988 and the couple has a son, Nandan, born in 1992.
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