Suhasini Maniratnam known commonly as Suhasini, is an Indian actress known for her works in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi films. She made her film debut in 1980 with the Tamil film Nenjathai Killathe, for which she won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress. Suhasini won the National Film Award for Best Actress for the Tamil film Sindhu Bhairavi in 1986.
Suhasini began her career as a camera assistant to Ashok Kumar, but it was in her destiny to become an actress. Suhasini Maniratnam was launched into films with ‘Nenjathai Killathe’ released in the year 1980 in the Tamil Language. She was pushed to Malayalam movies through Padmarajan’s Koodevide 1983. Her pairing with Vishnuvardhan is considered as one of the best and also unique in South Indian films. The pair have acted together in various blockbuster movies which include the likes of Bandhana, Muthina Haara, Himapatha, Mathad Mathad Mallige, Hendthig Helthini, and School Master.
Suhasini Maniratnam Bio/ Wiki
|Birth Name||Suhasini Maniratnam|
|Nick Name||Suhasini Charuhasan|
|Age||(as in 2023) 62 Years|
|Debut||Film: Nenjathai Killathe (1980)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Leo|
|Birth Place||Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date of Birth||15 August 1961|
|Home Town||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Mother's Name||Not Known|
|Sister||Nandini Charuhaasan, Subhashini Charuhaasan|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Maniratnam (Film Director)|
|Marriage Date||Year: 1988|
|School||Government School, Chennai, India|
|College/University||Queen Mary’s College, Chennai, India and Madras Film Institute, India|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate In Cinematography|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm|
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (Approx.)|| in kilograms- 60 kg|
in pounds- 132 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors||Kamal Haasan, Naseeruddin Shah|
|Favorite Filmmaker||Satyajit Ray, Victoria De Sica, K Balachander, Late Shankar Nag|
|Favorite Painter||Rembrandt, Ravi Verma|
|Controversies||In 2005, three cases filed against her for supporting actress Khushboo on her comment on pre-marital s*x.|
Suhasini was born to actor Charuhasan, in Paramakudi, into the prominent Haasan family. She married film director Mani Ratnam in 1988 and the couple has a son Nandan born in 1992.
She is a self-described atheist. In an interview, she said, “I don’t believe in God, in prayer, in going to temples begging God to give me and my family happiness.”
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Suhasini Maniratnam Net Worth
Facts about Suhasini Maniratnam, net worth & earnings are updated in 2023. Suhasini Maniratnam’s net worth based on the recent statistical data from various wealth, net worth, and income sources.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$178,000|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress, Director|
It is only estimated that Suhasini Maniratnamhas a net worth of $5 million as of 2023.
A student of cinematography from the M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute, Suhasini started her career as a camera assistant to Ashok Kumar and went on to become an actress. Suhasini has acted in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films. She started her career as a make-up artist for several leading actors.
Her first Kannada movie was K. Balachandars ‘Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu’ but she got stardom through ‘Bandhana'(1984) with Vishnuvardhan in the lead role, and it was a blockbuster hit. Her Kannada films Muthina Haara (1990) with Vishnuvardhan, directed by Rajendra Singh Babu, Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu (1983), directed by K. Balachander, Hendithghelthini and Amruthavarshini were huge hits.
Her collaboration with Vishnuvardhan is considered one of the best in the 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. In 1996, Suhasini stepped into direction with Indira. She also wrote the screenplay. The project was produced by G. V. Films.
Suhasini and her husband Mani Ratnam are involved in the running of their production company Madras Talkies, with G. Srinivasan. She is also an anchor on Zee Tamil TV Channel for a talk show interviewing famous movie personalities.
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Suhasini Maniratnam Filmography
|2018||Ambi Ning Vayassaytho Nandhini|
|2017||Vismaya Mrs. Immanuel|
Masti Gudi Chief Minister
Viraat Chief Minister
|2014||Sachin! Tendulkar Alla|
|2011||Mathond Madhuvena Malavika|
Sanju Weds Geetha
School Master Sneha
Eradane Maduve Malavika
|2007||Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige Kanaka|
|2001||Ellara Mane Dosenu|
|2000||Swalpa Adjust Madkolli|
Yaarige Saluthe Sambala
|1997||Ganga Yamuna Yamuna|
Amrutha Varshini Veena
|1990||Muthina Haara Annapurna|
|1986||Hosa Neeru Bhavana|
|1984||Bandhana Dr. Nandhini|
|1983||Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu Kavitha|
Yatra Sabitha Indra Reddy
Touch Chesi Chudu Shalini’s mother
Tholi Prema Aditya’s mother
|2014||Legend Jaidev’s mother|
Baadshah Mother of N. T. Rama Rao
|2012||Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara? Suguna|
Gabbar Singh Gabbar Singh’s mother
Sri Vasavi Vaibhavam Goddess Kanyaka Parameshwar
|2010||Varudu Sandy’s mother|
Leader Rajeswari Devi
|2008||Amma Cheppindi Bose’s mother|
|2007||Sri Mahalakshmi Lakshmi’s sister|
|2006||Rakhi Meenakshi Iyer|
Seethakoka Chiluka Collector
Pedababu Pedababu’s mother
|2001||Nuvvu Naaku Nachav Sujatha|
|2000||Sakutumba Saparivaara Sametam|
|1997||Egire Paavurama Yashodhamma|
Pelli Pandiri Dr. Prabhavathi
|1993||Ratha Sarathi Dr. Shakunthala|
Bala Gopaludu Rekha
|1988||Aakhari Poratam Sunadha Mala|
Marana Mrudangam Uthpala
Ramudu Bheemudu Swathi
Manchi Donga Madhavi
Lawyer Suhasini Suhasini
Samsaram Oka Chadarangam Uma
President Gari Abbai Latha
Justice Chakravarthy Lakshmi
Mangammagari Manavadu Malli
|1983||Mukku Pudaka Mangatayaru|
Muddula Mogudu Sarala
Bahudoorapu Batasari Subhashini
|1982||Manchu Pallaki Gita|
|2020||Oh Andha Naatkal|
|2018||Abhi & Anu|
|2017||Chennaiyil Oru Naal 2|
Thambikku Indha Ooru
Paarvai Ondre Podhume
|1989||En Purushanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan|
|1988||En Bommukutty Ammavukku|
Manathil Uruthi Vendum
Oru Indhiya Kanavu
Veetile Raman Velile Krishnan
Nandri, Meendum Varuga
Kudumbam Oru Kadambam
|2020||Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham|
|2018||Abhiyude Kadha Anuvinteyum|
|2015||Salt Mango Tree|
|1989||Oru Sayahnathinte Swapnam|
|1987||Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal|
Unni Vanna Divasam
Thathamme Poocha Poocha
- She was born into a famous Filmy background in Tamil Nadu. She is the cousin of Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan.
- After completing schooling, she took admission to B.Sc Physics but one year later left it and joined the Madras Film Institute to studying cinematography.
- When she was at Madras Film Institute, she was the only girl to graduate in cinematography.
- She entered the film industry as a camera assistant and a make-up artist.
- She made her successful acting debut as a lead actress in the movie Nenjathai Killathe in 1980.
- Suhasini is predominantly known for her works in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam movies. Apart from being a good actress, she is a make-up artist, hairstylist, dialogue writer, singer, hostess, producer, and film director as well. Suhasini Maniratnam As A Hostess
- She is a prominent spokesperson in many organizations and institutes. Suhasini, A Prominent Spokesperson
- She has also launched her music albums including Aandhra Vaibhavam, Siddayya Kadha Ganam, and more.
- She has been the jury member at many awards shows and functions including the ninth Indian Film Festival Stuttgart in 2012 in Germany.
- She doesn’t believe in God but she is a philanthropist. She is associated with several charities and foundations such as Ability Foundation, Action Aid, Srinidhi Chidambaram’s Health Trust, and Mukti.
- Her notable performance came into the movies such as Sindhu Bhairavi, Muthina Haara, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav, Amrutha Varshini, Theerthadanam, and Gabbar Singh.
Who Is Suhasini Daughter?
She Does Not Have Any Daughter.
How Is Kamal Haasan Related To Suhasini?
Mani Ratnam Is Married To Suhasini, Who Is The Daughter Of Charuhasan, Kamal Haasan’s Older Brother. That Makes Kamal Haasan Uncle To Both Suhasini As Well As Mani Ratnam.