Suhasini Mani Ratnam Biography, Life Story, Career, Awards & Achievements - Filmibeat
Kamal Haasan (uncle) Anu Hasan (cousin) Shruti Haasan (cousin) Akshara Haasan (cousin). Suhasini Maniratnam (born 15 August ) known commonly as Suhasini, is an Indian. Suhasini won the National Film Award for Best Actress for Sindhu Bhairavi in It critically asks bigger questions like whether right to education is anymore .. The daughter of actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur, and the younger. Mani is a chronic romantic: Suhasini Maniratnam name from the French writer Marcel Proust, whose personality-revealing responses to these questions went on For a daughter, no film is more important than her father. When our Hasan family reconciled with my uncle in September, in Chennai.
The young first-year Ethiraj college student who gave up her cushy life after she saw a mentally challenged woman half-naked on the road. She started The Banyan over two decades ago. She never ceases to amaze me. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
I start defending my actions after that. What is the trait you most deplore in others? What is your greatest extravagance?
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My parents and their well-being comes before my work. But I am fine with that choice. For a daughter, no film is more important than her father.
What is your favourite journey? To Maldives with my son and husband. We went twice when he was a child. Who is your favourite painter? Rembrandt for his chiaroscuro. The lighting in his paintings is a lesson for any cinematographer. I also love Ravi Varma for celebrating Indian beauty I lose myself when I see his paintings. What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Religious discipline when misplaced. Piousness or blind faith. On what occasion do you lie? I fall ill the next moment from asthma or paralysis. What do you dislike most about your appearance? I am basically okay with everything.
But I have a symmetry problem with my eyebrows. I feel one is higher. Which living person do you most despise? I can never despise a person, only what he does. Oh there are plenty of actions I despise. Which words or phrases do you most overuse? Talk to you later. What is your greatest regret? These are a few of my million regrets. What or who is the greatest love of your life? My love is music I was supposed to do one with Dhanush, but it was shelved.
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I have been offered a lot of Tamil films, but I will not do any unless it is extraordinary. On her foray into theatre About four years ago, Revathy and I wanted to get into theatre. So, we began rehearsing the play Sarala, based on two sisters, written by Sujatha.
We rehearsed for about five days from 7 am to 9 am, made necessary changes, then stopped because we both got busy. I did a short version of Reading between the Lines based on Sujatha's short story Iru Kaditham in September last year. I liked the South Indian English and the feel of it.
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I did a Tamil version of a mother writing to a daughter -- Saraswati writing to Sumati -- about a South Indian upbringing and culture. It was a regular play, with beautiful lighting. I walked from one end to the other. I didn't have the visuals which I added later for the staging at Hyderabad. I think it is meant for supper theatre. I will take this around, even abroad, for the next six months. I also want to do it in French, as I speak the language.
Shobhana, Prakash Raj and I have been thinking of doing performances -- like dance, music and dialogue. S P Balasubramanian also said he would join us, but this project is taking time as each of us is busy. On doing a lesser number of films I cannot understand how some actors are doing serials -- working every day.
For me, going to the gym for an hour is important not because I appear on screen, but because I am healthy. I can't give all that up and go for a shoot every day. Before marriage, I didn't have responsibilities.Kamal Haasan's brother Chandrahasan wife passed away - Anu Hasan mother Death Video
Now, I have lots. And, being a perfectionist, I like to do everything myself. On working with Mani Ratnam Mani wanted me to work in Anjali, but he thought even that wasn't good enough for me. He wanted to have something substantial to cast me. I would like to be directed by Mani Ratnam but, of course, it is not a big deal. I know the man. I think Balachander will make me act better.
Mani's characters will be good but, when it comes to performance, I think Balachander is even better; or, for that matter, Bharati Raja, Mahendran or Kranti Kumar. Mani has considered me for many of his films -- Mouna Ragam, Nayagan for the daughter's role. He is a good director -- he does not need a co-director. He just needs help with writing so he can concentrate on the making. I wrote the dialogues for Iruvar. On her journey in cinema I have been hooked to cinema since childhood.
I am like a typical Indian villager who had no other source of entertainment while growing up. Cinema was the only exposure to the outside world. So, the obsession was inevitable. People think we are serious as we are, unfortunately, good at doing serious roles. I can do lighter roles though, like a mad woman or a crook, much better.
In real life, I am not that serious. I have a great sense of humour. I am teasing, taunting and authoritative. I would like to work with Kamal Haasan, but he is sceptical. I have no problem, but he can't see me as a colleague.
On her social responsibility I don't believe in God, in prayer, in going to temples begging God to give me and my family happiness. I am not asking everyone to be an atheist, but good thoughts are not spent in a temple. You are not going to make money merely by reciting slokas; you need to know the share market, mutual funds and so on.
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I am learning French even though I am a housewife, a mother, daughter, friend, agony aunt to friends and family. That is why I am into social work.
I am a well-wisher of the Ability Foundation. I have been part of Action Aid and have done a film for them on the empowerment of women.