Suhasini Mani Ratnam is an award winning south Indian actress.

She made her film debut in 1980 with the Tamil movie Nenjathai Killathe.

Suhasini was born in Chennai to actor Chaaru Haasan, the elder brother of Kamal Hassan.

Suhasini is a trained costume designer, hair stylist and cinematographer. She is known as the first female student to graduate from the Madras Film institute. She married Mani Ratnam and the couple have a son.

She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada as well as Malayalam films. In 1996, Suhasini stepped into direction, helming her first film Indira. She also wrote the screenplay for the film.

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