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Best Mani Ratnam movies to stream on Aha Tamil - Iruvar, Bombay, and more

Here are the Best Mani Ratnam films you can stream on the popular platforms Aha Tamil and OTTPlay Premium. The list includes Iruvar, Bombay, Kannathil Muthamittal, and more.

Best Mani Ratnam movies to stream on Aha Tamil - Iruvar, Bombay, and more
Stills from Iruvar and Bombay

Last Updated: 11.52 PM, May 06, 2024


Mani Ratnam, the veteran filmmaker has completed 41 years in the film industry. The legend, who kickstarted his journey in films with the 1983-released Kannada romantic drama Pallavi Anu Pallavi, is now busy with the making of his ambitious project Thug Life which stars Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Here we present the Best Mani Ratnam films you can stream on Aha Tamil and OTTPlay Premium.

Best Mani Ratnam films on Aha Tamil and OTTPlay Premium


Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Gauthami, Revathy


This epic political drama helmed by Mani Ratnam, which is loosely based on the MG Ramachandran, K Karunanidhi, and Jayalalithaa trio, features Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. Iruvar, which ended up as a commercial failure at the time of its release, eventually earned immense love from the cine-goers and earned cult status.


Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: Aravind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Nassar, Kitty, Tinnu Anand

This romantic drama, which stars Aravind Swamy and Manisha Koirala in the lead roles, is the second installment in Mani Ratnam’s famous ‘terrorism trilogy’. Bombay, which narrates the love story of inter-faith couple Shekhar Narayanan Pillai and Sheila Banu in the backdrop of the Bombay riots of 1992, has been considered one of the finest Indian films ever made.

Kannathil Muthamittal

Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: R Madhavan, Simran, Keerthana Parthiban, Nandita Das, Prakash Raj, Chakravarthy

Mani Ratnam’s musical war film, which is based on Sujatha’s short story ‘Amuthavum Avanum’ featured R Madhavan, Simran, and Keerthana Parthiban in the lead roles. Kannathil Muthamittal narrated the story of Amutha, the adopted daughter of Thiruchelvan and Indira, who is in search of her birth mother, in the backdrop of the Sri Lankan Civil War.

OK Kanmani

Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menen, Prakash Raj, Leela Samson

Mani Ratnam delivered yet another refreshing perspective on romance with OK Kanmani aka O Kadhal Kanmani, the romantic drama. Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen played the central characters Adi and Tara, who fell in love unexpectedly and decided to live together with no commitments in this much-loved film which earned the superhit status.

Thiruda Thiruda

Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: Prashanth, Anand, Heera Rajagopal, Anu Aggarwal

This black comedy caper film which is helmed by Mani Ratnam, ended up as a massive commercial failure at the time of its release. Prashanth, Anand, and Heera Rajagopal played the lead roles in Thiruda Thiruda, which featured Anu Aggarwal in a key role. The movie depicts the story of small-time burglars Kadhir and Azhagu, who meet a village girl named Rasathi and fall in love with her.

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